The film industry in Georgia is booming, especially in DeKalb County. At the first Entertainment Expo in 2017, more than 400 people attended. More are expected this year. Attendees will learn about the many opportunities in our city’s fast-growing entertainment industry.
The Expo will go in-depth on the latest industry trends, provide opportunities for folks to walk away with tangible items to enhance their portfolio, and provide guidance on how to get into the entertainment business in Georgia.
Whether they’re a seasoned professional, just starting out in the industry or looking to make a career change, all attendees will walk away with a wealth of knowledge.
The DeKalb Entertainment Commission will host its second Entertainment Expo on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at ROAM Innovative Workplace at Perimeter Center, 1151 Hammond Drive Northeast, #240, Atlanta 30346. The event features resources and information for DeKalb companies, professionals and residents seeking to build a presence in the entertainment industry.
The Expo will feature Panel Sessions, Hands-On Workshops, Pitch Opportunities, Mentor Meet Up Sessions, Industry Vendors.
The expo will go in-depth on the latest industry trends, provide opportunities to walk away with tangible items to enhance your portfolio, and provide guidance on how to get into the entertainment business in Georgia.
Panel sessions set for this year including:
Conversations with Content Creators | Discussing Real Life Situations and What it Takes to Get Your Film Green-Lit
Women in Film & TV | How Women Are Changing the Film & Television Climate
What’s Next in Music Trends and the Future
Post Production | Digital Opportunities, Breaking In & Getting Jobs
Going from Side Gig to Career in the Digital Space
An Intimate Conversation | Go in depth with a Film Industry Professional
Securing Funding for Creatives | How to Secure a Business Loan or an Investor to Get Your Project Funded
Emerging Technology in Film, Music + Digital Entertainment
Casting | How to Approach Casting as a Novice Actor from a Casting Director’s Point of View
“Powerful Pitch DeKalb” Finals | Learn What it takes to Pitch Industry Professionals as they Receive Pitches from Pitch Session Finalists and Provide Valuable Feedback
Date: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: ROAM Innovative Workplace, Perimeter Center, 1151 Hammond Drive NE, #240, Atlanta 30346