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Creative Conference [clear filter]
Monday, March 27
 

9:30am

Location, Location, Location
A director, production designer, and location managers discuss finding the right location and how collaboration can produce the perfect look.

Monday March 27, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

9:30am

Reputation is Everything
From your resume to the basics of IMDB, learn to accurately and properly list your credits whether you're an actor or crew.

Monday March 27, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
7 Stages Theatre, Black Box 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Create Me
A writer, director, actor, propmaster, and costume designer work together to construct different characters from the page to the stage.

Monday March 27, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Trust Me
Documentary filmmakers explore when and how to build trust with their subject(s), the difficulty of staying neutral, and the lines to avoid crossing.

Monday March 27, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Breaking In
Production Assistants discuss how they got started, what they wish they'd known, tips for success, and networking best practices to keep getting gigs.

Monday March 27, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Make It Work
Development is crucial to success - what's involved, why it's about more than just script rewrites, and how the right team can help bring your ideas into focus.

Monday March 27, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

I'll Be in My Trailer
Actors working on network television shows and studio features share what it took to get there, and how indie film started their careers.

Monday March 27, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

SAGindie: Get Great Talent
Producers and production staff: SAGindie offers an indepth look at the various low budget contracts that the Screen Actors Guild has to offer.

Monday March 27, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Tuesday, March 28
 

9:00am

Fincannon & Associates: Casting Master Class
Mark Fincannon explains the art of casting, self-taping, auditions, discovering new talent, and more.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

9:30am

Based on a True Story
Narrative, reality TV, and documentary filmmakers discuss the pros and cons of crafting stories based in real life.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

A Fist Full Of Dollars
Art department members share tips and tricks to save money, like recyling big budget sets to keep them out of landfills.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Black Box 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Back to One
Actors and directors explore how to find a common language to best communicate intention, and what makes a good working relationship.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

The Pinewood Panel: Candy Jar - An Indie Case Study
Please join Producing team Judy Cairo and Michael A Simpson, Line Producer Carole Peterman, and Director Ben Shelton as they discuss their new film shooting at Pinewood, Candy Jar.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Note to Self
A writer, director, producer, and editor talk about the art of giving and receiving notes, whether from each other or a studio.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

1:30pm

Working in a Virtual World
Directors and DPs examine the differences and challenges of VR storytelling vs typical narrative work.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

3:30pm

Block, Light, Rehearse, Shoot
From shot lists to scheduling, how the DP, Director, and 1st AD collaborate to ensure a production runs smoothly.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

The Business of The Biz
Former film crew members explain how their insider knowledge allowed them to start an ancillary business that serves the film industry and their previous craft.

Tuesday March 28, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Wednesday, March 29
 

9:30am

Grip Truck Show and Tell
Day 1 Production Services showcases the typical 3 ton non-CDL grip truck used by indie features and smaller productions.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
7 Stages Theatre, Back Parking Lot 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

9:30am

The Fine Print
Entertainment attorneys discuss the contracts necessary to protect everyone involved on your next production.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

11:15am

Light and Shoot Your Indie
PC&E demos cameras, lighting, and grip equipment to help you choose the right gear for your next production.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 11:15am - 12:45pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Animate It
Hands-on workshop provides the tools, equipment, and know how to create an animated project in under an hour.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
The Workshop 320 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Stop and Care: Set Safety
From insurance and safety meetings to stunts and guns, how to get the shots you need, encourage your crew to speak up, and keep your set safe.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Show Me The Money
Film investment, tax credits, sales reps, and self distribution, panelists share how their process works and best practices.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Sound is Half the Picture
From on location sound recording and basic equipment to post audio and foley, the do's and don'ts of sound recording.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

ShareGrid: Cinematography
Directors of Photography discuss cameras, lenses, and the best approach for investing in gear. Get tips on branding yourself as an owner/operator and how to fully monetize your time and gear. 

Join us for a ShareGrid sponsored Happy Hour at Highland Ballroom following panel discussion! 

Wednesday March 29, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

Media Services: Payroll-101
Everything you need to know about payroll: union issues, workers’ comp, incentives, budgeting and the latest digital tools from Media Services Payroll.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
 
Thursday, March 30
 

9:30am

Disrupting Hollywood
The Hollywood system has made movies the same way for over 100 years. Is Atlanta poised to disrupt the status quo using data and new technologies?

Thursday March 30, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

9:30am

I Recognize That Voice
From animation to VO and narration, Atlanta's voice talent community examines what it takes to succeed.

Thursday March 30, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

11:30am

Good, Fast, Cheap: Pick Two
Filmmakers share the challenges and freedom of low budget filmmaking, and tips and tricks to help you succeed.

Thursday March 30, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Unions & Guilds
Reps discuss who their unions/guilds represent, how to join, how they work with indie productions, and what to expect when under a union contract.

Thursday March 30, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

It's a Small World Afterall
How diversity behind and in front of the camera increases marketability and sales, delivering your message to an ever growing diverse, worldwide audience.

Thursday March 30, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

1:30pm

Truth or Consequences
Documentary filmmakers examine "Truth" in today's climate, its affect on their power to pursuade, and whether agenda based or neutral approaches may work best.

Thursday March 30, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

3:30pm

#ShePersisted
Film Fatales, PGA WIN committee, BWFN, WIFTA, New Mavericks, and more discuss opportunties for females in education, mentorship, and support.

Thursday March 30, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

3:30pm

Not Your Parents' Cartoons
Network animated series creators share how new digital platforms expand distribution possibilities for their shows as well as animators in general.

Thursday March 30, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
 
Friday, March 31
 

11:30am

Managing Media
Post-production companies handling studio features, network TV shows, and indie features explain best practices for organizational workflow.

Friday March 31, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

11:30am

Playing Games
With over 100 video game studios, Georgia is a hotbbed of talent, creating opportunties for gamemakers and interesting alliances with filmmakers.

Friday March 31, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Airport Shorts: Puppetry and Stop Motion Animation
Molly Coffee and friends discuss the making of Passing 66, her felt puppet stop motion animation airport short.

Friday March 31, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

1:30pm

Georgia On My Mind
Georgia has a deep and diverse music scene - how to license songs, get an original score, and use music to compliment rather than overwhelm the moment.

Friday March 31, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

Case Study: A Scene for Sound Design
John Kassab, sound designer and Producer of last year's ATLFF feature Like Lambs, dissects scenes from the movie to illustrate the art of sound design.

Friday March 31, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
7 Stages Theatre, Main 1105 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

3:30pm

Case Study: VFX in GIFs
Self- taught viral video GIF maker Chris Nik demystifies the process, explains improv comedy's influence, and how to VFX problem solve on a DIY budget.

Friday March 31, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza Theatre, Downstairs 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306