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Film and TV Casting/Crew Jobs

CREW AND CASTING CALLS IN GEORGIA

While the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office does not hire crew members nor cast actors and extras for film and TV projects, there are a number of ways for Georgians to find work in the industry. Listed below are links and documents that provide information regarding casting/crew opportunities in Georgia.

CASTING/CREW JOB OPPORTUNITY LINKS

  • The Help Wanted Hotline (404-962-4055 or online) has information on crew and casting opportunities that the Georgia Department of Economic Development has been notified about.
  • For crew and support services, add yourself or your company to our Reel-Crew online production guide. Crew registration requires Georgia residency and industry credits.
  • The Georgia Film & Television Sourcebook contains information about companies shooting in Georgia and casting/crew opportunities. The Sourcebook also allows you to post your services for others to see.
  • The GDEcD Facebook and Twitter pages also have crew/casting opportunity announcements.

TRAINING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

A number of vendors offer workshops and training classes for various film and TV jobs. While the training can be excellent, most of these courses have an associated fee to participate, and there is no guarantee employment will result. The following list is for informational purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Click the title to see more information.

F5 & F55 Operator Training Workshops –  Atlanta, GA – March 5th , March 7th »
Learn all about the F5 and F55 with two new workshops presented by the Digital Motion Picture Center. Download this flyer for more information.
Office PA Workshop – Atlanta, GA – March 21st »
PRODUCTION OFFICE WORKSHOP presents an Office PA Workshop on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Address: 5480-A Fulton Industrial Blvd, SW, Atlanta, GA 30336$55 registration fee before March 14th$75 after March 14th and at the door

TO REGISTER: www.productionofficeworkshop.com

OR via email: productionofficeworkshop@gmail.com

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT ENTERING THE INDUSTRY

  • CREW INFO
    When applying for a crew position it is important to indicate at the top of the resume and/or in a cover letter which department or job one is applying for. A general “I’ll do anything” resume will most likely get lost in the shuffle.If you are new to the industry and looking for work, the typical entry level job is that of Production Assistant (P.A.).  In addition to the sources listed above, you may wish to get your name out there by taking P.A. training courses or networking with other film professionals.  A list of local organizations offering such events is on our Important Links page.The links below are general film industry overviews for those not familiar with how productions are staffed and structured:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filmmaking
    http://www.howstuffworks.com/movie-producer.htm
  • CASTING INFO
    Read this AJC article, which includes information on contacting agencies.

Additional Cast and Crew Resources

1 CastING OFFICES

Marinella/Hume Casting
CASTING SERVICES: casting@marinellahumecasting.com
TALENT QUESTIONS: talent@marinellahumecasting.com
http://marinellahumecasting.com/

 

Extras Casting Atlanta
(404) 865-3330
http://extrascastingatlanta.com/
Email: extrascastingatlanta@gmail.com

 

William Reynolds Agency
404-636-1974
rwreynolds2@cs.com
www.williamreynoldsagency.com

 

New Life Casting
404-444-0565
Email: info@newlifecasting.com
www.newlifecasting.com
http://www.facebook.com/NewLifeCasting

 

Christopher Gray Casting
323-301-3185
www.christophergraycasting.com

 

Hylton Casting
404-963-1105
www.HyltonCasting.com
Extras Submission Page:
http://hyltoncasting.com/submissions/extras/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/hyltoncasting
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/HyltonCasting

 

CL Casting (Catrett Locke Casting)

http://clcasting.blogspot.com/

http://www.facebook.com/CLCastingCo

 

Tammy Smith Casting
Email: contactatl@tscasting.com
(404) 433-7616
http://www.tammysmithcasting.com/TSCasting/HOME.html

 

BIG PICTURE CASTING
404.919.9293
www.bigpicturecasting.com

 

Atlanta Casting and Talent
casting and/or talent requests
Direct info:   404-808-0685
Direct email: acturr7005@gmail.com
http://www.atlantacastingandtalent.net/

 

For information about minors in film and tv, see http://www.dol.state.ga.us/em/cl_minors_in_entertainment.htm

 

 

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