Georgia Film Festival 2023
Presented by the University of North Georgia
Friday, September 15
WORKSHOPS (Film and Digital Media Building)
10:00 am – The Business of Show Business in 2023 – Veteran actor Mike Pniewski (BOUND) and producer Jeremiah Bennett (Georgia Production Partnership) discuss how to successfully navigate the business of show during our current, transitional era.
11:00 am – You Made a Film! Now What? Navigating Festivals and the Distribution Market – Producers Jaye Pniewski (BOUND) and Cindy Abel (SURVIVING THE SILENCE) lend their insight into the timeless challenge of getting your work in front of an audience.
12:00 pm –
100 Years of 16 mm (1923 – 2023): The History of the Format & Getting Started with 16mm Film – Mike Brown (Kodak Film Lab Atlanta)
Join Mike Brown from Kodak Film Lab Atlanta for a creative and educational session of learning all about the16mm celluloid format, celebrating 100 years since its introduction, 1923-2023. This workshop will cover the history of this format, how to get started using 16mm film and the cameras available as well as demonstrate film loading and filming exercises.
12:45 PM – STUDENT BLOCK (Ed Cabell Theatre)
1:30 PM – Panel: Studying & Filming in Italy (PA 108)
Six students who went on the Film in Italy trip last summer share their experiences and samples of the work they produced. Heather Roberts, Jayce Keck, Andrew Byrd, Mark Harris, Daniel Kumi, and Anna Mulhall will all participate and help you learn more about the 2024 Film in Italy trip.
2:45 PM – FEATURE DOCUMENTARY (Ed Cabell Theatre)
4:30 PM – Panel: Passion to Profit: A Deep Dive into the Business of Film & Video Production (PA 108)
5:45 PM – NIGHTHAWK SHORTS (Ed Cabell Theatre)
7:00 PM – OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
8:30 PM – FEATURE DOCUMENTARY (Ed Cabell Theatre)
Saturday, September 16
10:00 AM – FEATURE DOCUMENTARY (Ed Cabell Theatre)
11:15 AM – COLLEGE SHORTS BLOCK (Ed Cabell Theatre)
7:00 PM – CLOSING NIGHT RECEPTION
8:00 PM – FEATURE DOCUMENTARY (Ed Cabell Theatre)