Events

The BronzeLens Film Festival

21 Aug - 25 Aug - All Day

Each year, The BronzeLens Film Festival is where film lovers, actors, and film makers gather in culture-and-heritage-rich Atlanta, Georgia to share a creative platform of education, entertainment and empowerment discussions related to film, as well as television, and the production of both. The BronzeLens Film Festival will feature screenings in multiple venues, as well as informative panels, and enlightening Master Classes led by top names in film, direction, and production.

A little bit about the Festival…The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization, founded in 2009, that is dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color.

In fact, the mission of the BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is two fold: to promote Atlanta as the new film mecca for people of color; and to showcase films and provide networking opportunities that will develop the next generation of filmmakers.

For more details and a complete schedule, visit The BronzeLens Film Festival Schedule.

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AJC Decatur Book Festival

29 Aug - 1 Sep - All Day

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands of festival-goers will crowd the historic downtown Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.

To get exact locations and schedule, visit The AJC Decatur Book Festival.

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Dragon Con

29 Aug - 2 Sep - All Day

Dragon Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction & fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe. It is yearly phenomenon held right here in our state.  It is considered one of the most well attended pop-culture conventions in the country.  This five day event  includes contests, parades, workshops, gaming, awards ceremony and more…

Dragon Con will be held in five host hotels in Atlanta, GA that include the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Hilton, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta.
The convention opens at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and runs around the clock until 5:00 p.m. on Monday. Please note the Vendor Hall, Comic Artist Alley, and Walk of Fame hours are:

Friday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

For more information on exact times and locations, go to Dragon Con.

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Heart of DeKalb Festival - Comm. Larry Johnson

27 Sep - 28 Sep - All Day

 The Heart of South DeKalb Festival is a FREE community celebration designed to highlight and promote South DeKalb county. The event is the vision of Commissioner Larry Johnson – District 3.

The event includes a parade, bands, vendors, kid’s zone, car/motorcycle showcase, stage entertainment and performances, surprise guest appearances, live radio broadcast, souvenir directory…and the list could go on!

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Kingdomwood Film Festival

3 Oct - 6 Oct - All Day

Kingdomwood International Film Festival (KIFF) is a 501c(3) organization that was founded in 2008 originally as Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival by Audrey Thomas and Joe Williams.

Our annual film festival provides a forum for independent filmmakers to screen films that promote and inspire Christian teaching and values.

KIFF screens full features, shorts, and documentaries, and offers workshops and symposiums that offer insight and analysis of industry trends in faith-based filmmaking and production.

KIFF creates an environment of trust and receptiveness for families and individuals searching for films that speak to their inner spiritual thoughts, while providing a platform for filmmakers wishing to express their spiritual vision on film.

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SIEGE - The Southern Interactive Entertainment and Game Expo - 2019

13 Oct - 15 Oct - All Day

The Southern Interactive Entertainment and Game Expo is the largest video game industry trade show in the South.
Join game industry professionals, academics, executives, government officials and more for:

■ Learning and career development at dozens of sessions, panels, round-tables & workshops.
■ Networking opportunities with some of the best game developers in the world.
■ Opportunities to see the next big innovations in our expo hall.
■ Our Digital Media Investment Conference; and much more!

 

 

 

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3rd Annual DEC Entertainment Expo, 2019

19 Oct - 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

The DeKalb Entertainment Commission will host its third Entertainment Expo.   The event is an interactive, up-close and personal Entertainment Expo highlighting the abundant resources and information available within DeKalb County and the State of Georgia for DeKalb companies, organizations, professionals and residents in search of to establishing a presence in the film, television, music, and digital entertainment industry.

The 2019 Expo will feature:
• Panel Sessions
• Interactive Master Classes
• Movie Screenings
• One-on-One Meetings with Industry Professionals
• Industry Related Vendors
• Realistic On-Set Location – on the Stage House of Mule, Zombieland 2 and more…
• Take-Home Resources

The Expo will be an entire day of taking a comprehensive look at the current state of Entertainment, evolving new trends, provide an exclusive experience to learn “How To” in the industry of television and film, walk away with tangible resources and connections to enhance your portfolio and entertainment connections, and provide guidance on how to get into the entertainment business in Georgia. Whether you are a seasoned professional, just starting out in the industry or looking to make a career change, all attendees will walk away with a wealth of knowledge.

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