New Intro to Camera and Art PA, Film Resume Workshops – THIS SATURDAY

New Weekend Workshops!

ATL Film 365 and Georgia Production Partnership present…


Intro to Art Dept PA for Features, Television, and Commercials
3 Hour Class – Limit 35 Students – 10:00a – 1:00p
$50 for ATL Film 365 and GPP Members / $65 for non-members

Interested in dressing sets, making props, or coordinating for the art dept?  If so, you’ll need to start as an Art Department PA or Intern.  Learn terminology, protocol, tools of the trade, what it’s like to work as an Art PA, how to get and keep a job, what people hiring look for in an Art PA, and the disposition needed to work as an Art PA and eventually join the ranks of set dressers, art department coordinators, props assistants, designers, buyers, etc.

Instructors: Andy Rusk (The Odd Life of Timothy Green, The Greening of Whitney Brown, Hall Pass, The Lost Valentine, Mean Girls 2, Life as We Know It, The Crazies, Preacher’s Kid, Not Since You, Vampire Diaries, Get Low); Dwight Benjamin-Creel (Footloose, X-Men: First Class, Detroit 1-8-7, Lottery Ticket, Past Life, Zombieland, The Joneses, Van Wilder: Freshman Year, One Missed Call, We Are Marshall, House of Payne, Remember The Titans, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius); Cedar Valentine (Joyful Noise, Fast and Furious 5, The Lottery Ticket, The Joneses, Marley & Me, John Adams: Mini-Series, One Missed Call, War of the Worlds, Beauty Shop, The Last Samuri); Nicole LeBlanc (The Blind Side, The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Zombieland, Tyler Perry Studios, Queen Sized); Linda Burns (Producer)

Intro to Camera PA for Features, Television, and Commercials
3 Hour Class – Limit 35 Students – 1:30p – 4:30p
$50 for ATL Film 365 and GPP Members / $65 for non-members

Interested in working in the camera department?  Want to be a DP someday?  The best way to learn is from the ground up starting as a Camera PA or Intern.  This class isn’t about what camera to use or how to operate one.  We focus this workshop on teaching you terminology, protocol, tools of the trade, how to get and keep a job, and disposition needed to eventually work in the Camera Department as a Loader, 2nd AC, Focus Puller/1st AC, Camera Operator and/or Director of Photography.

Instructors: Max Junquera (The Proxy, Adidas, Fusian Brands); Hugh Braselton (The Three Stooges, Fast Five, Hall Pass, Due Date, Lottery Ticket, Killer, The Blind Side, Get Low, Into the Wild, My Super Psycho Sweet 16); Linda Burns (Producer).

Creating a Proper Film Resume – How to Get a Job
2 Hour Class – Limit 25 Students – 5:00p – 7:00p
$30 for ATL Film 365 and GPP Members / $40 for non-members

Wonder why you send in your resume but don’t get a call?
Learn how to craft a film resume, whether you have experience or not.
Learn how to translate your experience into related film experience.
Learn where to gain experience, how build your resume, trade favors and network.
See if you have what it takes to get a job in the film business.

Instructor: Producer Linda Burns

All workshops will be held at:

Hollis Gillespie’s Shocking Real Life Workshop Space
327 Nelson Street
Atlanta, GA 30313

Can’t make that weekend, but still want to learn, meet, and greet?
During the 2011 Atlanta Film Festival (April 28th – May 7th), the festival will host an inaugural weeklong series of seminars, dubbed the CINformation Seminar Series, at the W Hotel Midtown and the Landmark Theaters that will bring together industry professionals, academics, and companies for workshops and discussions designed to educate and empower the working media artist and creative, including directors, writers, actors, producers, animators, game designers, media companies and more! To find out more, visit www.atlantafilmfestival.com/cinformation.


Joining the ATLFF 365 or renewing Membership is Easy! Just go to: www.atlantafilmfestival.com/membership and select your level of membership. You can register online or download the form and either fax it to (404-352-0173) or email it to (membership@atlantafilmfestival.com) or mail it to: Atlanta Film Festival, 535 Means Street, Ste. C, Atlanta, GA 30318.

ATL Film 365 and Atlanta Film Festival thank Georgia Production Partnership!



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