Dec. 1: Build Your Career in the Film & TV Industry with Three Classes from the DeKalb Entertainment Commission

On Dec. 1 at Lakeside High School, the DeKalb Entertainment Commission will offer its final series of educational classes for 2018 for Atlantans interested in building their careers in the film and television industries. Classes will include: Intro to the Film Business, Getting Started in the Industry, and Resumes for Film and Television.

The classes are presented by Linda Burns with the Atlanta Film Society. A discount is available to DeKalb residents for each individual class, any combination of classes, or all three.

INTRO TO THE FILM BUSINESS

  • Date: December 1, 2018
  • Time: 9:30am -­ 12:30pm
  • Location: Lakeside High School ­ 3801 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345 Price: $65 Non­Members/$50 ATLFS/GPP Members / $30 DeKalb Residents Registration:  http://www.atlantafilmsociety.org/classes-workshops/

Basics of the business ­ development to sale, terminology, crew positions, definitions, and hierarchy. Overview of the film and television industry, including commercials, industrials, and music videos.

Limited number of slots guaranteed for DeKalb Residents To qualify, send a copy of your Driver’s License showing your DeKalb County residency (OR current mortgage statement Or current rental contract) AND a current utility OR phone bill showing that address and your name to: LindaB@AtlantaFilmSociety.org, and once verified, a code will be provided to you to receive the reduced rate.

GETTING STARTED IN THE FILM INDUSTRY

Entry level positions in all departments. Paths to different careers. How to transition from another industry. How and where to find work.

Limited number of slots guaranteed for DeKalb Residents To qualify, send a copy of your Driver’s License showing your DeKalb County residency (OR current mortgage statement Or current rental contract) AND a current utility OR phone bill showing that address and your name to: LindaB@AtlantaFilmSociety.org, and once verified, a code will be provided to you to receive the reduced rate.

RESUMES FOR FILM AND TV

Your resume is your first impression and film resumes look nothing like corporate ones. Learn how to craft a film resume. Mostly for crew, but we’ll also touch on cast headshots and resumes.

Limited number of slots guaranteed for DeKalb Residents To qualify, send a copy of your Driver’s License showing your DeKalb County residency (OR current mortgage statement Or current rental contract) AND a current utility OR phone bill showing that address and your name to: LindaB@AtlantaFilmSociety.org, and once verified, a code will be provided to you to receive the reduced rate.

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