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Five Events in the "A" Week of March 7 - 13

March 8

Stage 32 + Female Voices Rock Present: Celebrating Women In Entertainment

In Stage 32's continued effort to shine the light on women in the entertainment industry we have partnered with @FemaleVoicesRock for a thrilling virtual event!⠀

On March 8, International Women's Day, some of the industry's female leaders will be coming together to host an inspiring webcast celebrating women in entertainment. The panel features five powerhouse female voices of entertainment, including:⠀

Carmen Carbana - Cinematographer, Marvel & Disney Plus Ms. Marvel; Hulu's High Fidelity; Lionsgate/Starz LatinX hit show Vida, Netflix's Narcos⠀

Robyn Watson - Director, WarnerMedia Distribution & Board President of Women in Film & Television, Atlanta (WIFTA)

Kristi Shuton - Walt Disney Television, Creative Talent Development & Inclusion⠀

Amanda Toney - Stage 32, Managing Director⠀

Catherine Delaloye - Female Voices Rock, Founder & Executive Director

Click here to register.

March 9

Stage 32 presents: How to Build Your Career as a Full-Time Writer hosted by Lorien McKenna

It’s common for people to jump into the world of screenwriting and strive to write full-time without really considering what goes into this lifestyle beyond simply writing. But the life of a screenwriter isn’t exactly straightforward or easy. Even the most successful and in-demand writers face unique challenges and difficulties. After all, you’re not just writing; you’re constantly finding new opportunities, you’re developing your craft, you’re building your brand, and balancing all of it with your own life. Though of course, along with these obstacles come incredible opportunities to create, to inspire others, and to contribute to today’s culture. So what does it mean to write full time, what does that life look like, and how can you best shape your career and your day-to-day to make the most out of your screenwriting profession? Let’s dig in.

Lorien will dig into what it means to be a full-time screenwriter and offer strategies and advice for those starting out to find their footing and create a long-lasting career. Lorien will describe what a day, month, and a year in the life of a full-time writer looks like and how she’s navigated successes and setbacks along the way. She’ll offer tips on how to make ends meet as you get started and when you might be able to give up the side job. She’ll speak to finding the writing/living balance so you can stay connected. Next Lorien will go into advice into how to get your actual writing done, day in and day out, and how to improve and learn along the way. She will discuss what she has done to build her brand and reputation and why she hates networking. Finally, Lorien will share the five most surprising things she’s learned in her writing career.

Click here for tickets and more information.

Atlanta Hollywood Acting Studio present Meisner Technique Acting Class with Teacher David Cox

Meisner Class is on-going every Tuesday from 6:30-9:30

Click here for more information and to enroll.

March 11

Women In Film and Television Atlanta presents: Interested In Getting Involved With WIFTA?

Interested in getting involved with WIFTA? Join us for an informational meeting to learn more about current volunteer opportunities in planning for our track programs: Actors, Screenwriters, Producers.

Click here to register.

March 12

Atlanta Film and TV presents: Coming To America 2, A Screenwriters Perspective

Are you a screenwriter who’s seen Coming To America 2? Come discuss with Mandisa Johnson, of Atlanta Film and TV, and our Contributing Writers, Cameron Scott and Rafia Ansari on Clubhouse 3/12 @ 7 pm, as we discuss Coming To America 2 from a screenwriters perspective.

Be sure to follow @iamandisaj, @rafiaansari, and @cameronscott on Clubhouse to join the discussion!

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