Classes and Workshops

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.

+ ASSISTANT DIRECTORS TEAM WORKSHOP – JUNE 10-11, 2017 – TUCKER, GA
The Assistant Directors Team Workshop is Sat. & Sun. June 10-11, 2017 from 10am – 5pm.

The workshop will be held in Tucker, GA.

Instructor – Alicia Hailey Daniels, Directors Guild of America Member (NBC, TBS, Sony, TPS, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, BET, CBS, ABC, OWN, ABC Family, Universal)

For full details and registration information visit – www.adteamworkshop.com

Contact us with any questions at adteamworkshop@gmail.com.

+ FILM BUSINESS 101 WITH PRODUCER LINDA BURNS – JUNE 15, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA
The Atlanta Film Society presents a half-day workshop designed to ” learn each department’s job and responsibilities, understand terminology and protocol, and hear how the business runs in general from the production office to the set. This class walks you through the basics of pre-production to post to help give you an understanding of where you might fit into the industry and how to get there.” The event will be held at the Lovett School in Atlanta on Saturday, July 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register and for additional info visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-business-101-with-producer-linda-burns-tickets-34991913756.
+ FILM RESUME 101 WITH PRODUCER LINDA BURNS – JUNE 15, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA
Following the morning “Film Business 101” workshop on Saturday, July 15, the Atlanta Film Society presents “Film Resume 101” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lovett School. Linda Burns leads the session on how to put together an eye-catching film resume and get it seen by the right people. To register and for additional info visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-resume-101-with-producer-linda-burns-tickets-34992125389.
+ WOMEN IN PRODUCTION SUMMIT 2017 – JUNE 17, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA
The Atlanta Film Society presents a one-day workshop on diversity at Georgia State University with featured speaker Judith Williams, Global Head of Diversity at Dropbox. For registration and additional info visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-production-summit-2017-tickets-34868595909.
+ UPCOMING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (UAS) “DRONE” OPERATOR AND FLIGHT TRAINING COURSE – JUNE DATES TBA
The growing use of drones is changing the way that movies and TV shows are made, giving consumers a new perspective on the action.

Extensive 2 day courses: Both parts are 16 hours each. Saturday/Sunday 8hrs each. 7:30-4:30 – one hour lunch break. June dates are pending.

A) Unmanned Aircraft Systems 1: Introduction to the UAS industry, focus on operator role and mission, developing regulations, and future opportunities in the field. Will prepare students to take the FAA UAS test – 107 certification.

B) Unmanned Aircraft Systems 2: UAS Operator & Flight Training – basic and advanced airmanship skills with a focus on aerial photography, mission planning and executing. This class will help students to build operational experience and real time decision making skills under the guidance of seasoned instructors.

Cost: $699.00 per class or discounted at $1198 if a student signs up and pays for both

Contact: Deb Wade, 678-377-5600, dcaama@aviationmaintenance.edu – for questions and to sign up.

Website: http://www.aimuas.com/

+ OPEN RIVER PICTURES CLASSES – MULTIPLE DATES – FAYETTEVILLE, GA
How to Produce A Film Backwards: August-October 2017

Intro to Production Accounting: March 25, 2017

Light & Grip- Beginners Boot camp: May 6, 2017

Office Production Assistant Workshops: April 8, 2017 and June 3, 2017

Set Production Assistant Workshops: April-July 2017

For more information please visit: www.openriverspictures.com

+ GPP/ATLFS PRESENTS THE PA ACADEMY – JULY 22 – 23, 2017 or NOVEMBER 4 – 5, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA
Georgia Production Partnership and the Atlanta Film Society present a two-day bootcamp-style Production Assistant workshop “perfect for those just starting their career in the industry as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on-set production assistant working on commercials, industrials, music videos, independent films, television series and studio features.” The event will be held at PC & E in Atlanta.

For more info or to register for the July workshop visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gppatlfs-present-the-pa-academy-summer-2017-tickets-33859792551

For the November workshop visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gppatlfs-present-the-pa-academy-fall-2017-tickets-33861521723.

+ PROFESSIONAL STUNT TRAINING FOR FILM AND TV – MULTIPLE DATES – BUFORD, GA
L.A. Stunts offers professional stunt training for film and TV at our own 3,000 sf facility in Buford, GA. Our Stunt Boot Camp program began in 2008 and has helped a number of today’s top stunt performers get started in the business. Our Stunt Boot Camp is a 6 day program perfect for actors interested in safely doing more of their own stunts, working stunt performers interested in building their skill set and improving their technique, and athletes and dancers new to the stunt industry. The cost of the 6 day Stunt Boot Camp program is $1850, with a deposit of $925 to hold your spot in the class and the balance of $925 due 3 weeks before the session.

Advanced 3 Day Workshops follow each Stunt Boot Camp and are $975.
We also offer monthly facility memberships to enable Stunt Boot Camp graduates and trained stunt performers to keep up their skills.
For additional information and dates of upcoming sessions please visit www.lastuntstrainingcenter.com

 

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