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Atlanta Film Festival: Crystal Swan (????????)

Saturday April 13, 2019 05:15 PM EDT
Evelina dreams of leaving behind her life in post-Soviet Minsk to become a DJ in the USA. But it is not so easy to leave Belarus in 1996; Evelina must prove that she has a permanent job in order to obtain a visa. Desperate, she purchases a fake employment letter. But when Evelina accidentally lists ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Transient Youth (Documentary Shorts)

Saturday April 13, 2019 03:00 PM EDT
Fleeting portraits of the young and intrepid.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Amina

Saturday April 13, 2019 12:45 PM EDT
Seven years ago, Amina left her daughter behind in Senegal in search of a better life for them both. Now, working as a dress model for a textile company in Istanbul, Amina dreams of being a real model one day and of returning to her child. But as an African woman, she must overcome the daily challen...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Monos

Friday April 12, 2019 10:00 PM EDT
Belonging to a rebel group called “the Organization,” a ragtag band of child soldiers, brandishing guns and war names like Rambo, Wolf, Lady, and Bigfoot, occupies a derelict ruin atop a remote mountain where they train themselves, watch over a “conscripted” milk cow, and hold hostage a kidnapped Am...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Tehran: City of Love

Friday April 12, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
A bodybuilding champion turned personal trainer finds secret excitement in his life when he takes on a new, young client. A beauty clinic secretary who lacks confidence in her physical appearance creates a digital persona to seduce men she feels she could never have. A dispirited religious singer tr...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Superheros, Antiheros, and Super Suits!

Friday April 12, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Writing a superhero into your screenplay? Super Suit Supervisor Miracole Burns and her team of costume experts talk all things super suit. How to design, build, and clean them, get actors in and out properly, and keep them safe while playing in a super suit. Featuring: Miracole Burns (Doom Patrol, V...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Acquisitions, Distribution, and Programming

Friday April 12, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
Digital distributors, streaming platforms, and network and network providers discuss their business models, their audiences demographics, their popular genres, and what they look for from content providers. Featuring: Alice Thacker (COO, You42); Andrea Clarke Hall (Business Development, TubiTV), Bra...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Demo by Adobe: Adobe Audition

Friday April 12, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
Meet the industry's best audio cleanup, restoration, and precision editing tool for video, podcasting, and sound effect design. Featuring: Durin Gleaves (Product Manager, Adobe Audio)
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Don't Blow Your Pitch Meeting

Friday April 12, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
What to expect in a pitch meeting and how to impress buyers. We'll breakdown what NOT to do in pitch and follow-up meetings, and give you proven tips and tricks to make sure your pitch is successful. Featuring: Mark and Jeanne Simon
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Building Trust: The Actor / Director Relationship

Thursday April 11, 2019 10:00 PM EDT
Actors and directors explore how to find a common language to best communicate intention, build trust, and create a great working relationship. Featuring: Kristina Adler (Gatito); Lane and Ruckus Skye (Reckoning); Danielle Deadwyler (Reckoning); Jonothon Mitchell (Pageant Material) Moderator: Jen We...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Changing Same (Documentary Shorts)

Thursday April 11, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
Memoirs of past burdens and future hopes collide in the present.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Kitsplit: It Takes a Community to Raise a Film

Thursday April 11, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Atlanta filmmakers renting out their gear on KitSplit share how you can join the community of renters, and get the best gear for your budget, with the most affordable insurance anywhere while supporting other filmmakers via the KitSplit community. Featuring: Ebony Blanding; Tommy Antonino, Brandon W...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Music Licensing & Soundtracks

Thursday April 11, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The ins and outs of music licensing, festival rights as an affordable option, and where to find and obtain original music. Featuring: Evan Hodges (Pageant Material, My Dear Children, American Visionary: The Story of Barbara Marx Hubbard), Peggy Still Johnson (After the Fall: HIV Grows Up, Requiem fo...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: The D-Girl Project - The Writer's Room

Thursday April 11, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
D-Girl Project members discuss being a part of the only writer's room in Atlanta - how it started five years ago, what they've learned, where the group is headed, and where you might fit in. Featuring: Kelly Humphreys Ladd, Aaron Kablack, Haley Sands, Sam In?z Chambers, Rozalyn Yother Mattocks ?Mode...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: A Day for Susana (Um Dia Para Susana)

Wednesday April 10, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
Diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy, a fatal brain disease, Susana is a professional Brazilian swimmer and mother of three training for a spot in the Paralympic Games. Faced with the conflicting demands of rigorous training and a complicated family life, Susana must grapple with her solitary cond...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: The Art of Directing No / Low Budget Indies

Wednesday April 10, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Directors explore tips and tricks for getting the best bang for no bucks, how to trade favors, and how to write with your resources in mind. Featuring: Jonothon Mitchell (Pageant Material), Asad Farooqui (Broke, 2019 ATLFF feature screenplay competition winner - The Immigration Game); Sara Zandieh (...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Cinematography on a Micro Budget

Wednesday April 10, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
DPs share how to do great work with limited funds, from your choice of cameras and lenses, to the relationships you should start building now to get what you need on your next no to low budget project. Featuring: Trisha Solyn (This World Alone, Five Cups, Bless Yer Heart), Alfeo Dixon (Body and Son,...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: A Conversation with Producer Tom Luse

Wednesday April 10, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
With credits ranging from The Walking Dead and Drumline to Remember the Titans and Jeepers Creepers, Tom Luse has seen and done it all. Join us for a fascinating conversation on producing for television, the state of the industry, and how successful shows open doors. Featuring: Producer Tom Luse (Th...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Animation Emergency!

Wednesday April 10, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
What in animation could be scarier than falling anvils and exploding cigars? Revisions! Join Primal Screen, Atlanta's longest standing independent animation studio, and their friends to find out how the pros develop bulletproof shortcuts for last-minute changes. Featuring: Jeff Fastner - Art Directo...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Grit

Tuesday April 9, 2019 07:15 PM EDT
In 2006, international drilling company Lapindo carelessly unleashed an unstoppable toxic mudflow into East Java?burying dozens of nearby villages and displacing tens of thousands of Indonesians in the process. Galvanized by tragedy, 16-year-old survivor Dian transforms into a politically active tee...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Seed&Spark: Distribution

Tuesday April 9, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Seed&Spark helps demystify the process and provides tried and true tips for getting distributors interested in your project. Featuring: Emily Best, Founder & CEO Seed&Spark
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Media Service: Building Your Indie Budget

Tuesday April 9, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
We'll create an independent film budget and show you how to track costs throughout your production with Showbiz Budgeting software. Featuring: Steve Bizenov from Media Services
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Seed&Spark: Crowdfunding to Build Independence

Tuesday April 9, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
Learn the essentials for engaging your audience at every stage of your project, how to leverage that for distribution, and increase your crowdfunding success rate with these Seed&Spark tips.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival Case Study: Podcasting with Bret Wood

Tuesday April 9, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Can't get the funding for your next feature? Have you considered making it a podcast? Writer, Producer, Director, Editor Bret Wood talks about his choice to make his film The Control Group a serialized fictional podcast instead. Featuring: Bret Wood (Those Who Deserve to Die, The Unwanted, The Littl...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: When Lambs Become Lions

Monday April 8, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
In the Kenyan bush, a small-time elephant poacher fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy the ivory trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn?t been paid in months, they both see a possible lifeline. Filmed over three years, this rare and visual...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Directing for Television

Monday April 8, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Filmmakers discuss what they learned about best practices when making their short and feature length docs, and what they would do differently in hindsight. Featuring: James Martin (Being With Elephants); Tim O'Donnell (Life Without Basketball); Kristian Melom (dear, dreamer); Giovanna Giovanini (A D...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Telling Short Stories

Monday April 8, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
Filmmakers share the joys and challenges of telling a solid story, and tips to help your next short be the best it can. Featuring: Brian Lonano (Gwilliam's Tips For Turning Tricks Into Treats), Matthew Maloney (Gryphon Animo), Asad Farooqui (Broke, 2019 ATLFF feature screenplay competition winner - ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Case Study: Legal Affairs

Monday April 8, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
Through real world, practical examples, an indie production and clearance lawyer, and business and legal affairs execs at major networks (AMC, Showtime, etc.) illustrate common legal mistakes to avoid as content creators looking for acquisitions and distribution.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival SAGIndie: Casting your Indie

Monday April 8, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Casting Directors and Talent Agents discuss best practices for getting great talent in your next film, and SAGIndie assists you with contracts and questions. Featuring: Jessica Fox-Thigpen / Casting Director, Joy Pervis / Pervis Talent Agency, Rebecca Shrager / People Store, Mystie Buice / Houghton ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: A Thousand Girls Like Me

Saturday April 6, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
When Khatera, a 23-year-old Afghan woman, opposes the will of her family and the traditions of her country to seek justice for years of sexual abuse from her father, she sheds light on the faulty Afghan judicial system and the women it rarely protects. One woman?s obstinate battle to make her voice ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: Self, Assured (Narrative Shorts)

Saturday April 6, 2019 05:00 PM EDT
Identity and insecurity amongst the outliers.
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: A New Dawn (Een Nieuwe Morgen)

Saturday April 6, 2019 03:00 PM EDT
When a nursing home has to deal with budget cuts and empty rooms, management comes up with a novel solution: lease the empty apartments to young people looking for a place to live. Some elderly residents don't like this solution at all and would prefer to be left alone, but others, longing for chang...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival: You Are Here: A Come From Away Story

Saturday April 6, 2019 12:45 PM EDT
Shortly after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, nearly 40 airliners carrying over 6,500 passengers were forced to land at a tiny airport in Gander, Newfoundland. With thousands stranded and no where to go, the small but mighty Canadian community of Gander came together to house, feed, and care for the ...
Cost: $13

Atlanta Film Festival ATLFF Screenplay Competition: Script Read

Friday April 5, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Join us for a script read of selections from each of the three 2019 Atlanta Film Festival Feature Screenplay Competition winners, featuring local SAG-AFTRA actors.
Cost: Free
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