Baker-Simmons & Shelley, along with several other reality TV veterans, will guide the audience through the ins and outs of the phenomenon of reality television. They will answer important questions such as: Is reality a viable career? What are the opportunities and how much money can you make? What are the consequences of the images we're putting out there? Do we, as viewers, need to take responsibility?
In addition to the 2013 WIFTA Kickoff being a great platform to learn about the reality TV scene in Georgia and beyond, it is also an opportunity for all attendees to meet the new WIFTA Board of Directors, find out about upcoming WIFTA activities and learn how to become more involved in Georgia's film and television industry! Those looking to become members can also join WIFTA during the Annual Kickoff celebration.
The 2013 WIFTA Kickoff will get underway Thursday February 21, 2013 at Aurum Lounge 915 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA. WIFTA members may attend for free; the cost for non-members is $20.00. Since space is limited, RSVP and advance ticket purchase online at http://www.wifta.org/
About Simmons-Shelley Entertainment
Simmons-Shelley Entertainment, formerly B2 Entertainment Studios, is an independent film and television production company founded by Tracey Baker-Simmons & Wanda Shelley. They are considered to be the pioneers of urban celebrity reality television. Most notably, the pair is known for Being Bobby Brown, the Sprite Step Off and The Houstons: On Our Own. Simmons-Shelley Entertainment is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), a 501(c)(3) Georgia non-profit, is a member-based professional organization affiliated with other Women In Film chapters around the world. Since our inception in 1974, the Atlanta chapter has proudly had a membership community of multi-generational and culturally diverse professionals, which include producer, directors, actors, entertainment attorneys, camera and sound technicians, film editors, graphic design artists, make-up artists, wardrobe specialists, screenwriters, talent agents and casting directors. WIFTA is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television and screen-based media by offering opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion and inspire.