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Five Events in the "A" Week of October 30 - November 5


October 30th


Hapeville’s 3rd Annual Latinx Independent Film Screening


The City of Hapeville is proud to present its third installment of it’s Latinx International Film Festival, at the historic Academy Theater on October 29th and 30th, 2022. The films will be curated by Mexican-born, Atlanta based Daytime Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, Jesus Andres Lugo Gomex. Previous years’ selections have included up to 24 short independent films, from directors across Latin America. Including Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. Once again, the festival will accompany Hapeville’s notable Dia de los Muertos celebration, which also includes gallery exhibitions, and public art in celebration of Hispanic traditions and culture. Attendees can RSVP for the screenings via hapevilledayofthedead.org. Tickets are also available the day (s) of the event at the Academy Theater box office, located at 599 N. Central Avenue in Hapefulle. On selecting the films to be screened, Lugo Gomez shared that his goal is that each film responds to the Day of the Dead in a way that demonstrates the connections that are shared across various countries and cultural traditions. This project is made possible thanks to the sponsorship of the City of Hapeville, Fulton County Arts and Culture, the Georgia Council of the Arts and the Academy Theater.


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November 3


Peachtree Village International Film Festival


The Peachtree Village International Film Festival, also features celebrity attractions, Innovative workshops, panels, parties, and much more. PVIFF is one of the most celebrated film events through dynamic programming and a dedication to helping filmmakers excel in their careers. PVIFF’s brand is entrenched in the old saying, “It Takes a Village.”


Click here for more information and tickets.





November 2


Script University presents Demystifying Adaptation: From Bookshelf to Big Screen w/Jeanne Veillette Bowerman


Each registration comes with access to the archived version of the program and the materials for one year. You do not have to attend the live event to get a recording of the presentation. In all Script University webinars, no question goes unanswered. Attendees can chat with the instructor during the live event and ask questions. You will receive a copy of the webinar recording in your Script University account within 24-48 hours after the live event unless there are problems with the recording.


About The Webinar


Adapting a book for the screening can be a daunting process for both author and screenwriter. The reality is, having realistic expectations of what the adaptation process looks like is essential. Jeanne Bowerman adapted the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, “Slavery by Another Name,” into a feature screenplay and a limited series, pitching it to major production companies and studios. She’ll share with you the process of adaptation, working with an author, and the importance of a collaborative mindset.

In this live webinar, Jeanne will cover why Hollywood love intellectual property, what makes a book attractive for adaptation, and how to cut down a full-size novel into a two-hour story.

Whether you’re a screenwriter looking to adapt or a novelist wanting to know the realities of getting your own story to the screen, it’s time to demystify the adaptation process.


What You’ll Learn

  • Why Hollywood love intellectual property

  • The fundamentals of adapting a novel into a screenplay

  • Working with an author or screenwriter

  • How to find books to adapt

  • How to slice and dice a lengthy book into the proper length

  • The realities of how Hollywood works with writers


Who Should Attend?

  • Writers who are looking to collaborate

  • Novelists who want to see their book as a movie or TV show

  • Novelists who have an interest in understanding screenwriting

  • Screenwriters who want to find books to adapt

  • Writers looking to learn about the adaptation process

  • Novelists wanting to adapt their books themselves

  • Writers who want to increase their portfolios

How Does the Webinar Work?


The webinar will be broadcast via the internet, with live audio delivered through your computer speakers, or over your telephone. The live webinar visual presentation is displayed directly from the Presenter’s computer to your computer screen. The Q&A is managed through a chat-style submission system, with questions being read and answered by the Presenter for the entire class to hear. In the event some questions are not answered during the live session, an email with questions answers will be sent to all webinar attendees. By attending the live webinar, and/or asking questions, your full name may be stated during the live event and captured in the recording.



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What Equipment Do I Need?


All you need is a computer, or IOS device, and an internet connection. You’ll be able to view the presentation and listen to the audio over computer speakers; however you’ll enjoy much better audio quality if you use a telephone.


Questions?

If you have questions about the program, or have any technical difficulties, please contact

writing webinars@aimmedia.com


Click here to enroll in this course.


November 4


168 Film Festival 2022


The 19th Annual “Restoration-'' themed 168 Film Festival has a new home at Trlith Studios Near Atlanta in Fayetteville. Trilith is now one of the largest studios in the USA!


Click here for more information and tickets.



November 5


Script University presents TV Virtual Conference


Script University is thrilled to present the one-day Script University TV Virtual Conference on November 5, 2022. Our one-day virtual conference will equip scribes with fundamental tools to initiate their TV career, with insight provided by FOUR leading industry professionals and screenwriters on how to craft a crowd-pleasing, binge-worthy TV crime drama. Learn tips and tricks on writing and pitching a series for streamers, and how to become a showrunner in the new golden age of TV.


All Participants will benefit from:


  • FOUR all-new one-hour webinar presentations, provided by industry professionals and screenwriters, all examining different aspects of television writing from pitching to writing a binge-worthy crime drama. Each session will include an opportunity for live Q&A with the speaker!

  • The ability to network with other screenwriters via discussion boards that will be open throughout the day. Share ideas, and even your work if you choose

  • Unlimited OnDemand viewing! All conference sessions will be made available for download in the week following the live-presentations. Even if you can’t attend, every session is live. You will be able to view each lecture on your own whenever you choose

  • Bonus: PDF download of “Take Two: Lessons From the World of Screenwriting.”

  • Bonus: 10% off select TV writing courses on SU


Learn Valuable Techniques to Hone your Craft


*Our craft-focused conference schedule is designed to provide the kind of education that all screenwriters can use to take their work to the next level.


Click here to enroll.


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