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.
|+BE A STAR ENTERTAINMENT SCREENWRITING WORKSHOPS – MULTIPLE DATES – BUFORD, GA|
|Atlanta-based event entertainment company Be A Star Entertainment is excited to announce its new film screenwriting workshops!This is an ongoing workshop for those who aspire to become a professional screenwriter for film. I am a graduate of the Writing, Directing, Producing Film Connection school in Los Angeles. I will be teaching the fundamentals of writing a full feature film.
There will be 8 courses to this workshop. In order to write a first draft of a screenplay it will take a lot of time and commitment and rewrites in order to get it right. It takes a mentor or teacher who has done it to coach and help you get it done!
At the end of this workshop series you should be on your way to complete your first draft of a professional screenplay that you can then proudly register and be prepared to pitch to film producers!
Classes start in March 2017 and meet 2x month through June
|+ PACT (Production Assistant Certification Training) – MULTIPLE DATES – ATLANTA, GA & MACON, GA|
|A job as a PA is the best way to break into film and TV. Whether you desire to be a director, AD, make-up artist, or production crew member, taking our course to become a PA provides you the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge and training about life on a production set and the role of each position. Our course has successfully prepared graduates working on films as Production Assistants.
The PA is the flexible “do-all” production member tasked with anything from running errands, directing traffic, escorting actors to and from the set and wrangling extras. The PA may be responsible for logging tapes, getting snacks, or helping set up equipment. No matter which task the PA is asked to perform it is expected that a thorough understanding of set etiquette, a great attitude, adherence to set safety and knowledge about the job and set are presented. Our program provides the platform to learn the duties and expectations to be a professional
Professional Industry Instructors:
• Set Etiquette
REGISTRATION ONLY $149
The Atlanta Veterans Association is proud to present VGIFT (Veterans of GA in Film & Television), a program created to educate and train Veterans in careers and employment in Georgia’s Entertainment Industry (Film, Television, Theater, Digital Media, & Music). VGIFT offers short and long term training programs including acting workshops, set design, production assistant, script writing, film production, directing, digitalcinematography, photography, lighting & grip, editing, graphic design, etc. whichencompasses all aspects of Georgia’s entertainment industry. VGIFT members can apply for grants, scholarships and tuition discounts or may be eligible for free training programs (*conditions apply). VGIFT membership is $25 per year.
Join VGIFT at https://www.joinit.co/org/vgift
|+ SET PRODUCTION ASSISTANT WORKSHOPS – MULTIPLE DATES – FAYETTEVILLE, GA|
|Workshops will be held, Saturday & Sunday, February 18th & 19th OR March 18th & 19th
SAT. 9 a.m. to 4p.m., SUN. 1pm – 7pm
Address: Open Rivers Pictures, 461 Sandy Creek Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214 located in the, Pinewood Atlanta Studios Production Centre. $135.00 registration fee before February 12th, $150.00 after February 13th 10% Military Discount (Call for military discount). To register visit, www.openriverspictures.com
|+ OFFICE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 25, 2017 – FAYETTEVILLE, GA|
|Workshop will be held, Saturday, February 25th 9 a.m. to 4p.m.
Address: Open Rivers Pictures, 461 Sandy Creek Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214 located in the, Pinewood Atlanta Studios Production Centre. $100.00 registration fee before February 6th, $120.00 after February 7th 10% Military Discount (Call for military discount). To register visit, www.openriverspictures.com
|+ FILM INVESTOR 101 WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 18, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA|
|Film Investor 101 Workshop 2/18/17
Sign Up – http://www.atlantafilmsociety.org/calendar/2017/2/18/film-investor-101
Film Investor 101
Price: $65 ($50 for ATLFS / GPP members)
Saturday, February 18th – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Linda Burns
Considering investing in a film project, production company, or related business? This industry is a risk whether you’re Sony Pictures or a savvy business profession with a little extra cash. Investors unfamiliar with the film business often overlook the red flags that would protect that investment. Learn what to look for in a business proposal, how to identify concerns and potential problems, and ways to protect yourself from fraud.
|+ ONE-DAY MINI FILM ACADEMY – FEBRUARY 11, 2017 – ATLANTA, GA|
|Take all three classes, or sign up individually: http://www.atlantafilmsociety.org/calendar/2017/2/11/workshop-one-day-mini-film-academy
Intro to the Film Biz – 101
Intro to Set, Office and Art PA – 102
How to Create a Proper Film Resume and Network for a Gig
|+ ASSISTANT DIRECTORS TEAM WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 25-26, 2017 9am – 5pm – ATLANTA, GA|
|The Assistant Directors Team plays a vital role to the overall production by understanding the “Big Picture,” of what needs to be accomplished in order to have a successful shoot. This workshop is for anyone who has a desire to learn more about the TV/Film Industry, with aspirations of elevating their careers. Perfect for college students, graduates, and working professionals looking to change careers or advance in the TV/Film Industry.
In addition to learning how to become an effective Production Assistant on the AD Team, workshop attendees will also learn how to create essential production documents such as Call Sheets, Production Reports, SAG Exhibit G’s, & more.
The Assistant Directors Team Workshop is February 25-26, 2017 from 9am – 5pm.
To register visit – www.adteamworkshop.com
Our workshop was created to keep up with the growing TV/Film Industry in Georgia. We understand that proper training and guidance is imperative for the upcoming film elite. It is our mission to teach, inspire, encourage, & uplift anyone who is interested in pursing a career in the wonderful world of the exciting entertainment business.
We believe that “Knowledge is power and the more you know, the further you will go.”
A Hailey Productions, LLC
|+ 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.