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The Voice of Georgia Film and Media since 1995

The Georgia Production Partnership (GPP) is a coalition of companies and individuals who are active in the state’s film, television, music and digital entertainment industries. Our goal is to do whatever it takes to help grow these industries in Georgia.

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Upcoming Events

Mar
24
Fri
2017 Atlanta Film Festival
Mar 24 – Apr 2 all-day

More information, program and tickets HERE

Apr
4
Tue
Monthly Meeting (April) @ IATSE Local 479
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Georgia Production Partnership for an evening meeting.
– Networking begins at 6:30pm.
– Meeting starts at 7:00pm.
– Free for Members (Registration is required for space planning purposes)
– $20 for Guests and NonMembers (All are welcome)

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Are you or your company interested in leaving materials or cards on tables at the event?
This is a benefit of becoming a GPP Sponsor – reach out today to Malenka.Warner@GeorgiaProduction.org to talk about the possibilities.

 

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts, IATSE LOCAL 479, will be our host for our April Meeting.

Michael W. Akins with IATSE Local 479, will give our welcome.

For those of you who may not be familiar with IATSE’s history: It was founded in 1893 when representatives of stagehands working in eleven cities met in New York and pledged to support each others’ efforts to establish fair wages and working conditions for their members.

Today, the IATSE members work in all forms of live theater, motion picture and television production, trade shows and exhibitions, television broadcasting, and concerts as well as the equipment and construction shops that support all these areas of the entertainment industry.

MEETING LOCATION: 4220 International Pkwy #100; Atlanta, GA 30354

 

FEATURED SPEAKER: Jeff Stepakoff – Executive Director of the Georgia Film Academy (GFA).

        

The Georgia Film Academy (GFA) is meeting the needs of the state’s growing film industry by providing hands-on experience on major film and television productions. A collaborative effort of the University System of Georgia and Technical College System of Georgia, GFA is supporting local workforce needs of the film and digital entertainment industries. The academy will certify workforce ready employees in needed areas, connect students and prospective employees with employers, and offer a unique capstone experience for top students that will provide them a path to employment in Georgia. Jeff is going to give us all a complete overview of the GFA and it’s educational role in preparing Georgia workers for jobs in the film and digital entertainment industries.

BIO – Jeffrey Stepakoff

Make Plans to Join us for this Very Special Evening Meeting!
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Apr
12
Wed
Members Only GPP MediaMix @ Gordon Biersch Midtown
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Members Only GPP MediaMix @ Gordon Biersch Midtown | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Join us for our members only mixer!

  • Gordon Biersch Midtown, Upstairs
  • 848 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
  • $3 valet for your parking convenience
  • No Cover!

Cash Menu (food will be available) and Cash Bar.

There will be a bar and menu specials just for GPP members.

In order to have an accurate head count, please RSVP before 12:00 p.m. on day of mixer – RSVP to gppmediamix@gmail.com

Apr
13
Thu
2017 Milledgeville Film Festival
Apr 13 – Apr 17 all-day

More information on schedule, programming and tickets HERE

Apr
22
Sat
The PA Academy @ PC&E
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day

Georgia Production Partnership, in association with the Atlanta Film Society and PC&E, are proud to present The PA Academy from Linda Burns – Producer – Plexus Pictures.

This two day, bootcamp-style Production Assistant workshop is perfect for those just starting their career in the industry as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on-set production assistant working on commercials, industrials, music videos, independent films, television series and studio features.

Training includes but is not limited to:
– Production terminology and paperwork
– Film crew titles and job descriptions
– Department duties and responsibilities
– Office and set etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts
– How a typical day proceeds – from commercials and music videos to features and television
– Locking up the set, distribution, and petty cash
– Walkie protocol, terminology and sign out
– Setting up video village, extras holding, and supporting your AD team

We discuss gear and kits, provide hands-on equipment training, share resume tips, and where to find experience as well as paid work. Learn how successful office and set PAs as well as DGA assistant directors got into the business, what they look for when they hire PAs, their tips for success, and how to avoid their pet peeves. This bootcamp simulates a typical day on set to prepare new PAs for their first job, and more experienced PAs the knowledge and training they need to up their skills and compete in the fast paced and growing Georgia film industry. But this workshop isn’t just for PAs. It’s for anyone looking to work in the business from camera to G&E and wardrobe to craft service. All the same protocol, terminology, and hiring practices exist no matter where you start your career.

All students who finish the two day workshop are listed on the GPP member only website database, and offered internship and paid work opportunities for at least two years through a secret PB page that only these students and Producer Linda Burns can access for networking and mentorship. This semi-annual workshop serves as a fundraiser for Atlanta Film Society and Georgia Production Partnership for continuing education and outreach

More info and tickets HERE

Past Events

Aug
2
Tue
GPP Monthly Member Meeting – August @ Atlanta Technical College
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
GPP Monthly Member Meeting - August @ Atlanta Technical College

Georgia Production Partnership’s Monthly Members Meeting returns to Atlanta Technical College on Tuesday, August 2nd at 12:00 PM.

Doors open at 11:00 AM. ATC’s culinary school will cater lunch for $10/person.

Meeting is FREE for GPP Members.
$20.00 Admission for Non-Members.

Speaker Series information coming soon.

Nov
15
Tue
Member Meet Up @ Headquarters
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Member Meet Up @ Headquarters

Join us for our monthly member meeting.  If you are a current member, attendance is free although advanced registration is required.  Non-members can pay $20 in advance.

Jan
10
Tue
January Member Meetings @ Atlanta Technical College
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
January Member Meetings @ Atlanta Technical College

Kick off 2017 with GPP’s first monthly member meeting.  Members can attend for free while non-members can attend for $20.

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GPP & INDUSTRY NEWS

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A MicroBudget, Made-in-Georgia, Independent Feature Film Directed and Produced by GPP’s own Fran Burst-Terranella Make plans to be at The Atlanta Film Festival tonight. Find Out More Here

Atlanta Film Festival – GPP Member Discount

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That’s right – GPP Members get a 20% discount on tickets to the upcoming Atlanta Film Festival, March 24 – April 2. If you would like to take advantage of…

2017 Georgia Film Day at The Capitol

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2017 | Year of Georgia Film – Georgia Production Partnership members from around the state turned out at The Capitol on March 15th to celebrate Georgia Film Day. READ MORE…

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Our goal is to do whatever it takes to help grow the industry in Georgia. In 1995, GPP started as an idea, since then it has grown to become the voice of the industry in Georgia.