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Film seminar educates

By Stuart Taylor VALDOSTA — An upcoming film industry seminar offers participants a chance to learn about the business of film. Linda Burns, an Atlanta-based producer, is running the seminar and will educate participants about different film jobs as well as the expectations of those jobs, set etiquette and terminology. “It’ll give people the nuts […]

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DGA ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TRAINING PROGRAM

The New York Assistant Director Training Program is designed to provide opportunities for a limited number of individuals to become Assistant Directors in Film, Film Television & Commercial production. This is a two year program consisting of up to 350 days of on-the-job training combined with seminars and special assignments. A rotation system places Trainees […]

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Beijing Film Academy to help Malaysia develop film industry

BY THO XIN YI BEIJING: MCA Youth has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Beijing Film Academy in a move to push for the development of the film industry in Malaysia. Its chief Chong Sin Woon said the MoU would pave the way for possible collaboration with the academy in the next three years. “We […]

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Atlanta begins filmmaking industry job training program

By Terry Shropshire, Managing Editor and Web Editor It is certainly apropos that the greater Atlanta area would commence with an entertainment training program to harness and cultivate the burgeoning — if not exploding — base of residents who aspire to work in the industry. Georgia is one of the three major movie-making epicenters of America, […]

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Atlanta launches film industry job training program

Carla CaldwellMorning Edition EditorAtlanta Business Chronicle Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local (IATSE) 479 are launching the City of Atlanta Entertainment Training Program. The program is the first job training program in the United States that focuses on helping the film industry build a talent pool of trained below-the-line workers […]

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Advanced paint techniques for the film industry

Learn painting processes used in the film industry—ageing techniques, wood grains, marble and stone effects– through demonstrations and practice with one of the most knowledgeable scenic artists in the film industry. This two day intensive workshop is perfect for art students, artists, trades painters; those with a desire to expand their skills. This will be […]

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Georgia Film Academy planning sound stage at Pinewood Atlanta Studios

Ellie HensleyStaff WriterAtlanta Business Chronicle The newly launched Georgia Film Academy has plans to build a 15,000-square-foot sound stage at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville, Ga. The academy has signed a letter of intent for 10,000 square feet of classroom space at Pinewood, access to state-of-the art post-production and “resources to teach the full range […]

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Film Industry Training Seminar – Oct. 17 and 18

The Film and Television Production Seminar is a two-day workshop designed to provide practical training for an entry level Production Assistant position in the film or television industry.  Participants will gain valuable knowledge and insight into the entertainment industry and will learn about on-set etiquette and protocol from seasoned filmmakers. This valuable training will provide the tools […]

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International film production workshop to be held in Uruguay

Uruguay will host high-profile film industry figures from Europe and Latin America for a training workshop in late November for five Latin American and five European audiovisual professionals. Trainees at the Nov. 25-30 workshop will attend a second workshop in Locarno, Swizterland, in August 2016, a few days before that city’s international film festival, Uruguayan […]

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Australia’s VFX industry Receives $1 Million Boost for Future Film Artists

Vancouver-based online education provider CG Spectrum collaborates with Iloura VFX to invest up to $1 million in scholarships and paid internships. By Jennifer Wolfe Vancouver-based online education provider CG Spectrum is making a mark as Australia’s most globally connected film and game school by collaborating with Iloura, the VFX company behind that wayward and rebellious bear, Ted. CG Spectrum […]

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