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.
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.
|Film Accounting, Budgeting and Payroll Workshops|
|John Gaskin Productions is offering two CPE-sponsored workshops for accountants in Atlanta in January and February, 2015. For additional information, visit http://www.filmaccounting.com/Who is it for: This workshop is in response to the high demand from aspiring Line Producers, Film Production Accountants, CPA’s auditing for state Tax Credits and those General Accountants who may wish to cross over into the prestigious role of a Film Payroll Accountant.|
|PA Academy November 15/16, 2014|
|Georgia Production Partnership, in association with the Atlanta Film Festival and Production Consultants & Equipment (PC&E), are proud to present The PA Academy with Linda Burns November 15/16, 2014. For additional info or to register, visit http://atlantafilmfestival.com/atlff-events/2014/11/15/the-pa-academy-fall-2014|
|P. A. BOOTCAMP IN ATLANTA, OCTOBER 25-26|
|L.A.-based P.A. Bootcamp is a work training program preparing trainees for the real world of set and office production in a hands-on, interactive format. Our 2-day intensive program covers everything the A.D. expects you to know on day one. Learn correct radio/walkie use; all production terminology; all production paperwork; set etiquette; how to build an A.D. kit; background breakdown; lock-ups; callouts; and much more. SIGN UP AT: www.pabootcamp.com. To speak with us call 818.386.1228.
DATE: October 25-26
LOCATION: Coco Studios, 767 Trabert Ave
CONTACT INFO: email: email@example.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:
- CASTING INFO
Read this AJC article, which includes information on contacting agencies.
Additional Cast and Crew Resources
- 1 CastING OFFICES
Christopher Gray Casting
Extras Submission Page:
CL Casting (Catrett Locke Casting)
Tammy Smith Casting
BIG PICTURE CASTING
For information about minors in film and tv, see http://www.dol.state.ga.us/em/cl_minors_in_entertainment.htm