OZARK’s award-winning locations team Wes Hagan (Production Manager), and Kevin Dowling (Key Assistant Location Manager) on choosing to film the hit Netflix series in Cherokee, and the importance of the fluid partnership between the community and this dynamic film team.
Cherokee Film Summit
Featured Production Panel
Break Out Sessions
Judd Brannon, Brannon Pictures
Director of multiple films and music videos (including Champion which was almost entirely filmed in Cherokee County), in a conversation about launching a faith-based film career and filming Champion in his home community.
Getting started in the Acting Industry is not easy. Attend this break out session with VoiceoverCity Media Service's seasoned acting coach for tips on breaking into the industry, landing extra work, building resumes, building your demo reel, and so much more.
Thomas and Ashley Cantley
Producers/Programming Developers of Cantley Productions, bring a session for aspiring filmmakers and marketers on how to evaluate media-worthy ideas, create national-level projects that receive global attention, and a wrap-up Q&A session designed to hone your pitch for projects on which you are currently working.
Drew Davis and Jim Nichols of HalfMachine
These Storyteller/Strategists know that telling your story through film will connect with an audience far more than traditional advertising or statistics. Hear about the incredible benefit of businesses and non-profits using story to drive results and cultivate strong relationships.
Gerald Griffith of VoiceoverCity Media Services
Executive Producer of the world’s largest gathering of voice-talent, VO Atlanta, hason creating an authentic pitch and five keys to moving your ideas forward.
Cheryl McKay Price
Screenwriter for over 60 films including Indivisible, in a conversation about the how-tos of screenwriting for Hollywood while living and creating personal projects from Cherokee.