Award-Winning Cherokee Film Summit
The Cherokee Film Summit is a multi-dimensional event that brings together Cherokee’s film community for a power-packed evening of educational breakout sessions, expert panels, and networking.
WHAT: Cherokee Film Summit
WHEN: January 23, 2020 | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: YANMAR EVO//Center | 5889 Old Alabama Road | Acworth, GA 30102
2020 Cherokee Film Summit Breakout Sessions
Gerald Griffith, (President and Founder of VoiceOverCity Media Services)
Giving Voice to Your Vision: Whether an idea or a project, without a voice, it’s just a dream.
Cheryl McKay Price (Screenwriter: Indivisible, Extraordinary, The Ultimate Gift) and Judd Brannon (Director: Champion the Movie, O Praise the Name & Stay music videos)
A screenwriter and director discuss crafting faith-based projects and inspiring positive change within the community.
Women in Film and Television
Ashley Cantley (Producer: Martha Stewart, Meredith Vieira, HGTV) & Stacey Owens (Producer: Home Depot, MTV, The Orbit)
The important and changing role of women in film and television.
Holly Morris (Stranger Things, Nashville, Overcomer)
A co-star’s perspective on cultivating and maintaining an on-camera acting career in Georgia’s Film Industry.
Steve Henderson (VO talent for NASCAR, Cartoon Network, Chick-fil-a)
An introduction to what VO is (and isn’t), and helping those seeking to enter the VO market find their true voice.
Monetizing your Location
Mike Staples (Film Location Coordinator for Georgia Power)
How to discover, market and price desirable assets for film locations.
Interviewing for Documentary and Business
Luke Livingston (Founder of Ground Floor Video, Director: Invalidated: The Shredding of the U.S. Patent System)
How to conduct interviews that reveal key story beats for documentary and commercial video.
Shape Your Story. Share Your Story
Kris Wheeler (Documentary filmmaker: Revival! The Sam Bush Story, Ride to Extraordinary)
How to discover your story, tell your story, and share your story with the world.
Uncensored: Raw and Behind the Scenes
Collaborative for Spec Pilot The Orbit: Thomas Cantley (Director), Azariah Oldacre (Director of Photography), Ashley Cantley (Actor), & Stacey Owens (Producer)
Four independent creatives share their off-the-record guide to sustaining a career in the film industry.
Marketing Your Property for Film
As the second-largest property owner in the state, Georgia Power has provided locations for dozens of productions ranging from the remote (Walking Dead) to the heavy-industrial (First Man). Georgia Power’s Film Location Coordinator Mike Staples will share ways to increase your property’s marketability with the film industry.
Extracting the Story
Luke Livingston will help you learn how to conduct interviews that reveal the key “story beats.” This session will focus on video interviews for small businesses and documentary films.
Tom Cox Design
Local Aroundabout Media
Four 41 South
Golf Cars of Canton
Flux Ice Cream