Intro to Art Dept PA for Features, Television, and Commercials

ATL Film 365 and Georgia Production Partnership present… 


Intro to Art Dept PA for Features, Television, and Commercials
3 Hour Class – Limit 35 Students – 10:00a – 1:00p
$50 for ATL Film 365 and GPP Members / $65 for non-members

Interested in dressing sets, making props, or coordinating for the art dept?  If so, you’ll need to start as an Art Department PA or Intern.  Learn terminology, protocol, tools of the trade, what it’s like to work as an Art PA, how to get and keep a job, what people hiring look for in an Art PA, and the disposition needed to work as an Art PA and eventually join the ranks of set dressers, art department coordinators, props assistants, designers, buyers, etc.

InstructorsAndy Rusk (The Odd Life of Timothy Green, The Greening of Whitney Brown, Hall Pass, The Lost Valentine, Mean Girls 2, Life as We Know It, The Crazies, Preacher’s Kid, Not Since You, Vampire Diaries, Get Low); Dwight Benjamin-Creel (Footloose, X-Men: First Class, Detroit 1-8-7, Lottery Ticket, Past Life, Zombieland, The Joneses, Van Wilder: Freshman Year, One Missed Call, We Are Marshall, House of Payne, Remember The Titans, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius); Cedar Valentine (Joyful Noise, Fast and Furious 5, The Lottery Ticket, The Joneses, Marley & Me, John Adams: Mini-Series, One Missed Call, War of the Worlds, Beauty Shop, The Last Samuri); Nicole LeBlanc (The Blind Side, The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Zombieland, Tyler Perry Studios, Queen Sized); Linda Burns (Producer)

All workshops will be held at:

Hollis Gillespie’s Shocking Real Life Workshop Space
327 Nelson Street
Atlanta, GA 30313

Can’t make that weekend, but still want to learn, meet, and greet?

During the 2011 Atlanta Film Festival (April 28th – May 7th), the festival will host an inaugural weeklong series of seminars, dubbed the CINformation Seminar Series, at the W Hotel Midtown and the Landmark Theaters that will bring together industry professionals, academics, and companies for workshops and discussions designed to educate and empower the working media artist and creative, including directors, writers, actors, producers, animators, game designers, media companies and more! To find out more, visit


Joining the ATLFF 365 or renewing Membership is Easy! Just go to: and select your level of membership. You can register online or download the form and either fax it to (404-352-0173) or email it to( or mail it to: Atlanta Film Festival, 535 Means Street, Ste. C, Atlanta, GA 30318.

ATL Film 365 and Atlanta Film Festival thank Georgia Production Partnership!