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Good Will Hunting Producer Chris Moore And Other Industry Professionals To Speak At 2009 Gabpc
Calling all Professional and Aspiring Filmmakers, Screenwriters, and Producers to register today!
The Georgia BIG PICTURE Conference (GABPC) consists of three days of workshops, panel discussions, and seminars on topics of basic training and professional development for students and newcomers to the film and video production industry in Georgia. This year's conference will include our signature Directors Boot Camp, as well as educational sessions ranging from industry networking, Production Assistant (P.A.) training and editing, to film entrepreneurism and Web and electronic marketing and distribution.
This year, our confirmed guest speakers are virtually from every media outlet. Chris Moore (LivePlanet)
“We're also pleased to present the BIG PICTURE AWARDS, where we recognize the contributions of Georgia educators in film, television, and theatre.” Previous award winners include Nate Kohn (University of Georgia), Bob Harter and Della Cole (Sketchworks Theatre), and Tyler Perry of Tyler Perry Studios. The GABPC also accept nominations to award one high school instructor, one college professor and one or more industry professionals. Awards will be distributed at the keynote session scheduled for Sunday April 19, 2009 at 1:30pm. To nominate a favorite instructor or an industry professional, visit www.gabpc.com.
Registration is required to attend this event. Please visit www.gabpc.com for more information and to register.
The Georgia BIG PICTURE Conference (GABPC) is produced by the Big Picture Film & Video Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization established to support, utilize and retain students and newcomers in the areas of film and the visual arts in Georgia. “Our mission and purpose is to provide an environment where students and industry newcomers can participate in a unique education, exhibition and networking experience with industry professionals and peers, in the hopes of retaining that student talent in the state of Georgia,” says Howard, who is also the organization’
Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and are tax deductible. The foundation also offers a program where students can be sponsored to attend the conference by sponsoring organizations. For sponsorship details, call Leigh Hale at 404.593.3797 or send an email to sponsorship@
Additional discounts are available for students, groups, and ATL 365 members.
If you would like to request media credentials for the GABPC, contact Akbar Cojoe at 770-222-6769 or send an e-mail to: media[AT]cojoeconsultants.com.
The GABPC is produced annually by the Big Picture Film & Video Foundation, a Georgia non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to educate, support, and utilize students and industry newcomers in the “big picture” of the Georgia film and video production community. The foundation and the GABPC were founded by Atlanta-based Producer Nancy B. Howard. For more information, please visit www.gabpc.com.
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