DEC Entertainment Organization and Media Partnerships

Below are the current DEC partners and media outlets that work with us throughout the year.

Atlanta Film Society
The Atlanta Film Society connects, educates, and engages audiences with the creative industry by supporting artists and providing a platform for their work. They champion cultural discovery, foster artistic growth, and advocate for diverse voices in film and media arts, both locally and worldwide.

DCTV23 is dedicated to bringing the news, services and events uniquely focused on DeKalb County.

Georgia Entertainment News
Georgia Entertainment News is Georgia’s leading source for news, analysis and information about the film and movie industry. Contact us today to receive more information about editorial, video and promotional exposure at Georgia Entertainment News.

Georgia Film Academy
Meet the needs of the state’s growing film industry by providing hands-on experience on major film and television productions.

Georgia Film Site
Subscribe to our Events Newsletter to stay informed about upcoming events in the Georgia Film Industry.

Georgia Game Developers Association
To promote the growth and success of game manufacturers in Georgia by providing oversight and guidance of government and academic involvement, identification and availability of resources, creation and application of best practices and certifications.

Georgia Hollywood Review
Georgia Hollywood Review is a free magazine that features the directors, producers, actors and behind-the-scene film and industry professionals who make films in Georgia. Georgia Hollywood Review profiles professionals in film-making such as location scouts, sound engineers, casting agents, prop and set designers, animators and CGI artist, costume designers, hair and make-up artists, teaching and training professionals and more.

Georgia Music Productions
Georgia Music Partners (a Georgia not-for-profit 501(c)(6) corporation) exists because we believe that music matters to the people of Georgia – in our communities, in our schools, and in our economy. Our mission is to help Georgia’s music industry grow to become one of the country’s biggest and best, which promotes both job growth and culture in our state.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Georgia Piedmont Technical College is committed to producing a skilled and qualified workforce for DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale counties and beyond by creating unforgettable learning experiences for students and supporting them in The Way Forward.

Georgia Production Partnership
Support the job growth that the Entertainment Industry is bringing to our state through jobs, education, and business development.

Georgia Studio and Infrastructure Alliance
The Georgia Studio & Infrastructure Alliance is a unified voice representing studios and other companies essential to the industry’s infrastructure to the Georgia General Assembly, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and any other state entities dealing with the regulation of the entertainment industry.

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Alliance Craft of the United States (IATSE, Local 479 Union)
The IATSE National Benefit Funds are trust funds established by the IATSE through collective bargaining with various entertainment industry employers. Generally, funding comes from contributing employers that are engaged in industries such as live theatre, motion picture, television, commercials, music videos, and trade shows and that have Collective Bargaining Agreements with IATSE or an affiliated local union.

Kids Video Connection
Kids Video Connection uses video production as a teaching tool to educate and empower today’s youth with media literacy, communication and critical thinking skills that will help them become independent thinkers and creators of tomorrow.

Media Education Foundation of Georgia (MEFGA)
The Media Education Foundation of Georgia (MEFGA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating awareness for media education and promoting careers in the media (film, broadcast, video, web) industries.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation (NATAS)
The Regional Southeast EMMY® Chapter is one of 19 chapters throughout the United States identifying and celebrating television excellence at the local and regional level of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences sets the standards for excellence in the television broadcasting industry and holds the honor or presenting The Prime Time EMMY® Awards and the Daytime EMMY® Awards.

OZ Magazine
OZ Magazine is an Atlanta, Georgia-based B2B magazine focusing on the film & television, print, & new media industries, with a dose of lifestyle added in. Oz Magazine has a bi-monthly circulation of 30,000 & distributed to over 10,000 readers in the Atlanta area. Distribution for Oz Magazine is through subscription, direct distribution to professional organizations and associations that cater to the visual communication and media industry, direct mail to advertising agencies and public relations firms and walk through traffic at businesses throughout metro Atlanta.

Re:imagine/ATL has served over 3,000 youth who have created over 100 digital assets including music videos, public service announcements, documentaries, songs, & podcasts. They have served students from over 30 schools across Metro Atlanta. Their overall mission is to equip the next generation of storytellers.

Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals.

Savannah College of Art Design (SCAD)
SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.

Women in Film/Television Association
Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television, video and other screen-based media by offering opportunities to connect, create, champion and inspire.