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GPP Regional Meeting – Coastal Georgia

By September 10, 2017
When:
October 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
2017-10-18T10:00:00-04:00
2017-10-18T11:30:00-04:00
Where:
Savannah Technical College
5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
USA

 

 

GPP’s Regional Meetings consist of two sessions:

  • Economic Development Session. Members of the public interested in the economic impact of film and television production in Georgia – including business owners, economic development representatives, and students, will learn more about GPP and the Georgia Film Office, and how they can utilize the resources available through both organizations, including  the state’s “Camera Ready” program.
  • Camera Ready Liaison training. A closed-door training session for Camera Ready liaisons from the state’s coastal region and beyond.

Economic Development Session: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
REGISTRATION (pre-registration is required for this meeting)
Deadline to Register is Sunday, October 15 at 12 midnight.

Trish Taylor, Co-President of the Georgia Production Partnership
will be giving a brief overview of Georgia Production Partnership’s role in the digital entertainment industry in Georgia. Trish will also be the moderator of our panel.

 

 

 

PANELISTS

Craig Dominey, Manager of Camera Ready Georgia, will be giving an overview of how the Georgia Film Office’s Camera Ready film program works and resources the local community can use to attract productions.

Laura Bryant is a well-known Location Manager, with proven success working with national productions.

Laura’s Past Productions: Forrest Gump, Lincoln, The General’s Daughter, We Are Marshall, Underground Season 2, Live By Night, and The Birth of a Nation, to name a few.

Beth Nelson is the Executive Director of the Savannah Area Film Office. Her responsibilities include promoting the Savannah area to the entertainment industry, serving as a liaison between film companies and local municipalities, providing assistance to production companies filming in the area, and supporting local crew and businesses. She has worked as a location manager for film, television, and commercials on many productions in the Savannah area and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the entertainment production industry. Beth has served on the Savannah Film Commission since 2012 and is a founding member of Savannah Women in Film and Television. Beth is also the state’s Camera Ready Liaison for Chatham county.

 

If you would like to attend this meeting (10am-11:30am), pre-registration is required.
Use this link – REGISTRATION
Deadline to Register is Sunday, October 15 at 12 midnight.

 

 

 

Camera Ready Training – lunch and learn: 12noon – 1:30pm
This meeting is for Camera Ready Liaisons Only!

CAMERA READY LIAISON TRAINING REGISTRATION
Interested Camera Ready Liaisons can use the link above to register for the training session. Add in a registration for lunch if you like, and you can also add your registration for the first session – all from the link above.
Deadline to Register is Sunday, October 15 at 12 midnight.

BRING YOUR NOTEBOOKS – The Georgia Film Office will be providing you with updated materials and information.

MEETING LOCATION:
Savannah Technical College
5717 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA 31405
We will be meeting in the Eckburg Auditorium.
– Parking Information –

REGISTRATION DEADLINE – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

About Our Meeting Host
Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 4,500 credit students each semester, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Technology, Public Service, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education.

The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. The College is a vibrant member of the Technical College System of Georgia and is governed by a local board of directors. It is an Achieving the Dream Institution.

The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The College is also a partner school of the Georgia Film Academy whose courses, which are being offered through the University System of Georgia and Technical College System of Georgia partners, provide students with extensive hands-on experience. Students have an opportunity to network, build resumes and learn to market themselves in order to become integrated into the film industry as entry-level workers. The GFA Program supplies professional training in the film production crafts as well as an opportunity to earn credits towards an AA, AAS or BA degree!

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