2 High Studios
540 Permalume Place
6:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013
Movies | Film
Did you know that production companies filming in Georgia have to spend a minimum of $500,000 before they can qualify to receive tax credits?Billions of dollars in revenue are coming to the state of Georgia. Do not be overlooked. Production companies need the citizens of Georgia as much as we need them. Here is your chance to learn how. "In FY 2011 alone, television networks, Hollywood studios, production companies and independent producers invested more than $689.3 million in Georgia." In 2012 the economic impact was an estimated $3.1 billion. This is only the beginning because Georgia is just getting started. Are you currently working in the film/television production industry or know people trying to get in? Maybe you're only interested in providing services to the industry. If this applies to you, Production Link is for you.What is Production Link?Production Link is a collaborative effort of various production companies, investors, filmmakers, industry experts, and service providers with only one goal in mind. Let's make the Georgia production workforce stronger, accessible, and more informed so that every Georgian can benefit from the tremendous economic impact the film industry has on our state. Meet qualified crew personnel, producers, screenwriters, service providers, industry experts, and many more. To ensure that all attendees have access to their preferred industry experts, filmmakers, and resources, early registration is highly encouraged. Every person who registers will be slotted to meet with specific experts and panelists during the power-networking session. However, early registrants and those who attend the panel discussion will receive priority slots to meet with our panelists. Please see the event outline below. 6:30 PMPowerhouse Panel Discussion Featuring
8:00 PMSpotlight ShowcaseSee what's new around Georgia in production! The Spotlight Showcase features local studio space, production service providers, exceptional Georgia talent, and the rising stars in production.
Immediately following the showcaseZero to Sixty Power-networkingDo you hate networking? Wouldn't it be nice to simply get down to business? That's exactly what our power-networking session is. When you register for Production Link we only ask one question. Who do you need to meet with most?Sit down one-on-one with various industry experts that are there to help you. Pitch a show, find an acting coach, find a producer for your next script, ask legal questions, become a preferred vendor of APC, or simply gain access to a wealth of knowledge that will have your mind racing with new ideas. Whether you are meeting with an industry expert or networking on the main floor, our hosts will assist you in meeting with whomever you need to meet with most. So bring your calendars and take notes! Production Link is here to help you get to where you need to be. "People are not the most important asset. The right people are."-Jim Collins There are two types of admissions:* Panel Discussion + Spotlight Showcase and Zero to Sixty Power-networking* Spotlight Showcase and Power-networkingHere is why you should be there... Even if you're not sure how you could tie your line of work in with the production industry, we will help determine where you could benefit most. The following are only a sample of the service providers that service the film & television industry:transportation services