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CONFERENCE

The 2013 Georgia BigPictureCon (GABPC) consists of two days of workshops, panel discussions and seminars on topics of professional development in the Film and Technology industries. This years conference, "The Future of Film Technology" , will be held on October 13-14, 2013 in Atlanta, GA at Westwood College. The conference is also geared for students and newcomers to the film and video production industry in Georgia.


Topics range from directing, screenwriting, graphics, gaming, visual media, production assistant training, and editing to networking, film financing, marketing and distribution.

Registration is open to anyone working in, studying, or interested in the fields of film, video, gaming, animation, audio, graphics, television or any visual media.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Our speaker list has typically been one of the most impressive aspects of our conference. Access to these generous industry professionals has been a highlight that most attendees find of great value. Previous conference speakers have included: Myrna Moore, host of TBS | Storyline, entertainment attorney Cliff Lovette, mobiTV CEO Phil Alvelda, Simon Kornblit, former Executive VP of Worldwide Marketing of Universal Pictures, filmmakers Amy and Kristen McGary, and award-winning film director and actor, Ken Feinberg, and a host of others.

In addition to the GABPC speakers, your opportunity to network with local and nationally known industry professionals is greatly increased by upgrading to the ALL ACCESS Pass. Don't miss your chance to meet filmmakers such as Darla Clarkson , and Lonnie Jackson and industry professionals such as Chris Holland , Paul Jenkins and Cory Edwards (Creator of the film "Hoodwinked") , and producers Dewayne Bontrager , Shandra Mcdonald , and many others. For ALL ACCESS PASS holders.

For a list of this year's 2013 Speakers Click Here

VENUES

All conference events take place at: Westwood College Atlanta Midtown

Westwood College Atlanta Midtown
1100 Spring Street, Suite 102
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Phone Number:
(888) 227-6710

Nightly events and other conference activities take place at various venues.

HOST HOTEL

The Official 2013 Big Picture Conference host hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown.

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown
97 10th Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Phone Number:
(404) 524-4006

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown
www.gardeninn.hilton.com

Whether visiting Atlanta for business or a fun our host hotel will offer you the best southern hospitality. The special booking rate for Big Picture Conference attendees is $149 per night.

Register with our hotel link
Georgia Big Picture Conference - Hilton Garden Inn

SPONSORS

We're pleased to be sponsored this year by: Visionary Marketing Group, Creative Studios of Atlanta, Production Hub, IKAM Productions,Delta Community Credit Union and Stage 10 Studios.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For details, contact sponsorship@gabpc.com

Download our sponsorship information. CLICK HERE

SCHEDULE

The 2013 Conference is 2 days packed with lots of great information and Networking. Here is the basic schedule*:

For a detailed schdedule with times and panels CLICK HERE
(*Conference schedule and times are subject to change)

DAY ONE
SUNDAY
BUSINESS TRACK
TECHNOLOGY TRACK
MASTER TRACK
Day One
Producers Panel
Jobs in Entertainment
Large Camera Workshop
Day One
Filmmaker Apprentice
Production Asst Training
Large Camera Workshop
Day One
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Day One
Film Festival Circuits
Digital Content & New Media
Marketing and PR Panel
Day One
Trends In Digital Marketing
Online Brand Building
DSLR For Filmmaking
Day One
Storytelling and Writing
Sound Design: Film & Media
Directors Roundtable

DAY TWO
MONDAY
BUSINESS TRACK
TECHNOLOGY TRACK
MASTER TRACK
Day Two
Acting in the Digital Age
Film Scoring & Composing
Producers Workshop
Day Two
Media Training
Green Screen Lab
Producers Workshop
Day Two
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Day Two
Social Media & Branding
Studio Spotlight
Multi Platform Producing
Day Two
Speed Networking
Editing Lab: Final Cut Tips
Multi Platform Producing
Day Two
Closing Keynote
Closing Keynote
Closing Keynote

PARKING

Free parking on Sunday and Monday

PRESS

Press passes are available to certified print, video and online news sources. To register, send an email request to gabpc@gabpc.com or complete the contact us page with your media information. Vist our Press Page for more information or click here to download the latest EPK.

VOLUNTEERS

Want to be a conference volunteer? Click Here

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about the conference click Here to download the latest Conference Info Sheet.

Do you have any questions? Please contact Sue-Ellen Chitunya at sue@gabpc.com

Or you can call (770) 819 - 9635 or email gabpc@gabpc.com