The “Goat Farm” in Atlanta has been used for many locations on Blockbuster Films. There also numerous studios that boast creative talent. Artists from all walks of life display their photography, artwork, fashion design and even culinary skills.
WIFTA invites you out to experience this amazing creative atmosphere. We’ll meet the artists and see where scenes of some of your favorite movies were shot.
We’ll finish the evening with a special screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and a Farm to Table tasting after the tour.
This promises to be a great evening for all those looking for inspiration both personally and professionally.
Learn how to produce micro-budget films with filmmaker, Alex Orr of Fake Wood Wallpaper. Alex has produced feature films for as low as $2,000 and has a road map for the independent filmmaker. Writing and producing feature films since his college days at Georgia State University, his latest credits include: Executive Producer, “Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell”, for the Cartoon Network and Unit Production Manager on, “Drumline: A New Beat” for VH-1. Alex has also had films to screen at the Atlanta Film Festival: “Congratulations” and “A is for Alex”. The program will be held in the boardroom of Georgia Public Broadcasting. Mix and Mingle with members from 6:30 – 7:00. Program will start promptly at 7:00 pm.
Two Chances For Tickets to the 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival
Enter to win one of the following tickets:
– Two (2) Movie Hopper Cards – Admission to all regular ATLFF films
– Two (2) tickets to the WIFTA-sponsored New Mavericks screening on Saturday, March 28 at 12:00PM
– Two (2) tickets to WHILE WE’RE YOUNG screening on Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00PM
Learn how to “Get the Story” from Denise Hendricks, Senior Producer of HLN’s MorningExpress with Robin Meade. Followed by an exclusive guided tour of the CNN facility with CNN Anchor and Correspondent, Martin Savidge. Tours will be limited and allocated to those who attend part one of this series on March 18th. Both members and non-members are invited to attend.
This program is free for members. $20 for non-members.
Meet the writer, producer, cast and crew of the hit CW TV show, The Originals during this unique WIFTA event. WIFTA members: Enjoy lunch and the program for $50; members and non-members can also attend, without the lunch portion of the event, for just $25! Space is limited. Register now: http://wifta.wildapricot.org/event-1836822
Description: Do you want to know how Oprah and others have made MILLIONS through TV syndication? If so, then you want to be at WIFTA’s program in November. David Armour, Executive Producer of the Atlanta, GA based TV show Paternity Court will be sharing syndication secrets and tips from his personal experience at this unique event.
David Armour will discuss topics such as…
• Understanding what syndication really is
• Syndication in different markets
• How to get a first run TV show syndicated
• The process for a producer for syndication of a first run TV show
• How syndication deals are financially structured / Who fronts the money
This event is open to the public. Free parking at the LAZ lot across the street with a parking pass.
Cost: WIFTA Members ~ FREE / Non-Members ~ $25 Click here to register or copy and paste: http://wifta.wildapricot.org/event-1788130)
About David Armour
Development, programming and production executive David Armour is the President / CEO of 70th and York Entertainment as well as the Creator and Executive producer of the breakout hit, nationally syndicated half-hour courtroom show Paternity Court. Armour has a track record of successful shows across broadcast, cable TV and digital platforms and is a veteran show-runner. He has produced shows and held overall deals with Twentieth Television, King World, Telepictures and Sony Television.In 2005, David founded his own production company where he developed and sold shows to CBS, MTV, TLC, Style Network, E!, BET, Game Show Network and CMT.
Armour broadened his multi-platform and interactive programming experience with two recent positions. He served as VP at Endemol USA where he oversaw all original digital and branded entertainment, and Executive Produced live multi-platform interactive game shows for TBS and BET. He later worked with social TV start-up, Youtoo Technologies where he oversaw creative strategies and implementations for social and interactive television for broadcasters and producers.
Historically, WIFTA’s Anniversary Celebration recognizes those extraordinary individuals who have made valuable contributions to advancing the roles of women in the film and television industry. But this year, WIFTA’s 40th, WIFTA is giving herself a pat on the back for her role in helping women in the industry over the last four decades…by celebrating with a party befitting of a fabulous 40 year old!
Join us as we celebrate with an elegant celebration at the Historic Wimbish House Atlanta. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music and remarks special guests from Georgia’s film & television community.