ATLANTA, Ga., August 1, 2014 – This October, Clayton State University in Morrow will host the
2014 Georgia BigPictureCon Film and Technology Conference.
“The GABPC is a two-day educational summit for professional and emerging filmmakers and
those entering the film, technology, and digital media industry in Georgia,” said founder and
producer Nancy Howard.
The conference, which began in 2005, will provide opportunities for emerging filmmakers and
industry technology professionals to connect with one another and participate in a variety of
educational sessions. Conference participants will receive the Green Pages Resource Guide
Book that will include a directory of useful local, state, and federal film and video resources
targeted to the needs of emerging filmmakers, an academic planning calendar with a roster of
events put on by local film, visual arts, and digital entertainment organizations, as well as free
and online student resources, school info, and discounts.
In addition to educational sessions, workshops and panels, there will be opening and closing
keynote sessions by nationally known industry speakers. Session topics will include
screenwriting, distribution, marketing, digital content creation for mobile devices, editing,
funding and budgeting, audio production and industry networking. New this year are panels on
corporate production and local industry organizations. The conference also features a short film
festival with cash prizes up to $250 for the three winners, and an Audience Choice winner. Entry
deadlines and submission details are available here.
The speakers list is still being assembled, but previous keynote speakers have included Cory
Edwards, director of the acclaimed animated film Hoodwinked!; Chris Moore, producer of the
award-winning Good Will Hunting as well as American Pie and Project Sunlight; and Myrna
Moore, producer and host of TBS Storyline. Session speakers have included Kaneva
Entertainment President and CEO Chris Klaus, award-winning director and actor Ken Feinberg,
producer Dianne Ashford, Chris Escobar of the Atlanta Film Festival, and a host of other local
industry professionals sharing knowledge and access to inform eager attendees.
Earlybird pricing is available through August 31st. All access passes are available for $139, with
student and group discounts available. To register a group or for more information, call 770-