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Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Atlanta Technology Park 
107 Technology Parkway
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

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SCORE North Metro Atlanta 
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  Full-Day Event!


How to Tap Into Georgia’s Multi-Billion Dollar Film Industry 

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"In fiscal 2017, film and television productions in Georgia generated $9.5 billion in economic impact." -Gov. Nathan Deal

Georgia is now the No. 1 filming location in the world, according to Film LA. In 2017, 320 film and television productions were shot in the state including several Marvel movies, AMC’s "The Walking Dead," and Netflix’s "Stranger Things."

Careers and business development in Georgia’s film industry abound with an array of opportunities available from creative to technical and everything in between. But, how can your business capitalize on Georgia’s billion-dollar film industry?

Join award-winning producer, Forrest Tuff, CEO of One Vision Productions and his all-star cast of film and television industry professionals; as they provide valuable information on opportunities to work within the film industry.

*Exclusive film industry information given to workshop attendees
Special Guest: **Lisa Anders – Executive Director, Explore Gwinnett


Lisa Ferrell – Executive Producer, Film/TV & Co-President, Georgia Production Partnership

Kennington Groff - Entertainment Attorney at The Law Offices of Kennington Groff (formerly HBO, NBCUniversal & Lionsgate in LA)

Nicolle Campbell – Owner and CEO, The Actor’s Scene (Award-Winning Performing Arts Studio)

Berthine Crèvecoeur West - CEO, Westbridge Solutions, Nationally Certified Interpreter/Translator & Closed Captioning for Film/TV

Joshua Bradley – Professional Stuntman and Fight Choreographer/ Trainer, Film/Stage/TV


Actors and Agencies:

Thom Scott II - Founder and Head Instructor, The Actor’s Gym
(Award-Winning Actor & Producer)

Demystifying Film Festivals:

Shellie Schmals – Film Programming Manager, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (Largest film festival of any kind in the state of Georgia)

Justice Obiaya – Animation and Education Programmer, Atlanta Film Festival & Society (Academy Award-qualifying, international film festival)

Women in Film and TV:

Akiya McKnight, CEO of VisionarHer Productions – (Award-Winning Writer & Producer)

Alisha Xsel, Founder and Chairwoman, Xsel Productions (Two-Time Emmy Award Winner, ESPN)

*FREE business advice from SCORE, SBA and SBDC.

Full-day workshop fee is $25, which includes catered lunch by Marlow's Tavern!

ABOUT our Instructor

Forrest Tuff

Forrest Tuff is Chief Executive Officer of One Vision Productions, a multimedia production company specializing in corporate and government video production, photography, aerial drone services, and graphic design. It was named one of Atlanta's "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" (2015-2018).

Tuff is also an award-winning filmmaker whose desire to entertain, teach, and inspire is the driving motivation behind his films. A "Jack of Many Trades" he's been a writer, producer, director, cinematographer, drone pilot, sound mixer, editor and actor. He has worked on more than 20 movies, to include independent films, a documentary with the United States Department of Justice and a major motion picture with Twentieth Century Fox.

He has served on the evaluation committee for the Atlanta Film Festival and Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and judge for the Cause + Effect Georgia Progressive Film Festival, Telly Awards, and National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Southeast Regional Emmy.

Tuff is a SCORE mentor and member of the American Screenwriters Association, Broadcast Music Inc., Drone Pilots Association, Filmmakers Alliance, Georgia Production Partnership, Gwinnett-Tucker Toastmasters and Tucker Business Association.

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