Intro to Locations PA for Features, Television and Commercials

June 11th, 2011

3 Hour Class – Limit 35 Students – 10:00a – 1:00p

$50 for ATL Film 365 and GPP Members / $65 for non-members

Interested in photography, good at cold calling, sales, and speaking to strangers, love working outdoors, great at problem solving, able to work unsupervised?  If so, you’ll should consider a job in the Locations Department starting as a Locations PA.  Learn terminology, protocol, tools of the trade, what it’s like to work as a Locations PA, how to get and keep a job, what people hiring look for in a Locations PA, and the disposition needed to work as an Locations PA and eventually join the ranks of Georgia's Locations Managers and Scouts!

Instructors: Kalena Smith - Assistant Location Manager and Scout (The Three Stooges, Necessary Roughness and Detroit 1-8-7: Pilot Episodes; The Walking Dead and Past Life: Seasons 1; Ben 10: Alien Swarm), Seth Zimmerman - Assistant Location Manager and Scout (The Walking Dead, Warm Springs, The Gospel, ATL, Stomp the Yard, Three Can Play That Game, One Missed Call, Van Wilder: Freshman Year, Halloween II, The Joneses, and The Odd Life of Timothy Green), Andrew C. Kirk (The Three Stooges, Zombieland, Fast Five, Killers, The Walking Dead, Wanderlust), Tony Holley - Location Manager and Assistant Location Manager (Single Ladies, My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 1 & 2, The Gospel, We Are Marshall, Broken Bridges, ATL) and moderated by Linda Burns (Producer).

Creating a Proper Film Resume - How to Get a Job

Saturday, June 18

2 Hour Class – Limit 25 Students – 1:30p – 3:30p

$30 for ATL Film 365 and GPP Members / $40 for non-members

Wonder why you send in your resume but don’t get a call? Learn how to craft a film resume, whether you have experience or not. Learn how to translate your experience into related film experience. Learn where to gain experience, how build your resume, trade favors and network. See if you have what it takes to get a job in the film business. BRING your CURRENT RESUME to WORKSHOP in the class.

Instructor: Linda Burns - Producer, Line Producer, and Production Manager for Commercials, Television, and Features


Hollis Gillespie’s Shocking Real Life Workshop Space

327 Nelson Street Storefront Suite #313 Atlanta, GA 30313 FREE STREET AND DECK PARKING