Crash Course: College!
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Crash Course: College!

Are you or is someone you know thinking about a future in film and media? Then our College Crash Course is PERFECT for you! Saturday, November 11 from 10am to 12pm, we're hosting film and media program representatives from local colleges and universities including GSU, SCAD, AUC, KSU, Atlanta Metropolitan, and Georgia Piedmont Technical College. They'll outline their application process and explain why you should attend their school. College is expensive... we know. So, we'll also have financial aid information! Join us at the Lang Carson Rec Center (Reynoldstown neighborhood)  100 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316. High school students and PARENTS are welcome! This event is FREE, click here to reserve your spot now!

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Currents: Studio Tour; Hero Post
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Currents: Studio Tour; Hero Post

You've shot your film, now how do you make it look really good? Come learn on this studio tour. Hero Post is located in West Midtown, where they offer editorial, finishing, visual effects, motion graphics, and color grading. Come talk to the pros about all aspects of editing, post-production and VFX.

This event is limited to teens and will fill fast. Get your tickets here.

 

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Syrian Supper
Oct
21
6:30 PM18:30

Syrian Supper

Please join us for an evening of community, storytelling, dinner and drinks alongside Atlanta's entertainment community members. Ticket price includes dinner (a traditional Syrian feast), drinks, and dessert. Your host will be a Syrian refugee family, and all proceeds benefit Syrian refugees in Metro Atlanta and nonprofit and re:imagine/ATL.

Get your tickets here

Event Poster
Empowering Refugees

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Currents: BARK BARK Studios
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

Currents: BARK BARK Studios

BARK BARK is one of the leading studios in Atlanta for branded entertainment content creation. They’ve made award-winning work across every platform with the largest content producers in the world for some of the biggest brands and networks in the world. Meet the pros behind the scenes on this tour!

Get your tickets here. This event is limited to teens and will fill fast. Present by BARK BARK, re:imagine/ATL and Atlanta Film Society. 

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Speak Up; A Celebration of Youth Voice
Sep
9
3:30 PM15:30

Speak Up; A Celebration of Youth Voice

This is event is a collaboration between re:imagine/ATL & VOX.

We'll be joining together to premier videos created over the summer by teens working with VOX and re:imagine/ATL. Discussions with professionals from the Atlanta film and media industry will follow the screenings. There will also be time for networking and creative conversations.

Getting to the Newsroom can be a little tricky. Here's some extra info: We're in the International Tower of Peachtree Center (take MARTA to Peachtree Center; follow directions from here.)

*Please note: Registering for this event indicates consent for VOX Teen Communications and re:imagine/ATL to publish the written or artistic work created by the teen participant as well as images of the teen participant in any of VOX’s and re:imgaine/ATL's printed or electronic material.

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Currents: Peer Review
Sep
5
to Sep 8

Currents: Peer Review

  • Lang Carson Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bring a clip or pitch of a film or media project to share and receive feedback from your peers and industry professionals. This is time to get pro guidance on YOUR projects! Max length 3-5 minutes, depending on attendance. Bring your file on a thumb drive or have it on YouTube or Soundcloud. No CDs, DVDs or Mac hard drives. This event is limited to teens and will fill fast. RSVP at Eventbrite.

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Behind the Scenes : a limited access experience featuring Atlanta's media elite
Aug
25
7:00 PM19:00

Behind the Scenes : a limited access experience featuring Atlanta's media elite

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on-set after hours? This invite-only evening will feature a red carpet, local chefs, special performances, and live and silent auctions on-set in Atlanta's newest film and television production studio.

Dress code: Paparazzi-ready 

Sponsored by Third Rail Studios and TLC Rents. All proceeds from the evening will be invested in re:imagine/ATL Buy your tickets here.

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Currents: How Stuff Works
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Currents: How Stuff Works

Started in 1998 as a hobby, HowStuffWorks.com has grown into a multimedia empire featuring podcasts, vlogs, and more, reaching an audience of nearly 30 million visitors to the site each month. Visit their Atlanta studio on this tour!

This event is limited to teens to and their chaperones and will fill fast, RSVP at Eventbrite.

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re:imagine/COMMUNITY
May
6
7:00 PM19:00

re:imagine/COMMUNITY

Join us as the students of Dekalb School of the Arts, Miller Grove High School and Towers High School host the premieres of their short films about social issues that affect their communities. Students have produced short films that inspire social change for three local non-profits; Global Growers, NAMI, and Women’s Resource Center. We hope to bring together community leaders, policy makers, and local youth in efforts to bridge the gap between the voices of leaders of Atlanta and Atlanta teen voices.

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Currents: Drones
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Currents: Drones

Learn how to get those sweeping aerial shots with guest speaker, Kids Drone Zone! In this demo we'll learn about drones and how they're used in the film industry.

Click here to register, tickets are limited.

Currents is a monthly film networking event for teens presented by re:imagine/ ATL and Atlanta Film Society. Currents seeks to create connections between Atlanta youth and the entertainment industry through networking and project-based learning. This event is always free for teens, their chaperones and educators.

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No Comment Premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival
Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

No Comment Premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival

No Comment is a digital network featuring content conceived of, produced, and distributed by Atlanta teens. Join us opening night of the Atlanta Film Festival for the premiere of the No Comment Pilot Season based around the theme of Identity, and a panel discussion from the teen storytellers themselves. This event is free and tickets are very limited, reserve yours here.

Thank you to Atlanta Film Society for hosting this event!

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Currents: TURNER!
Mar
7
5:30 PM17:30

Currents: TURNER!

 

1050 Techwood Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Free, get your tickets here. Supplies are limited, register now!

Take a look behind the scenes of Atlanta's one and only Turner! Founded in 1970, Turner's assets include CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang and TruTV. We will be seeing some of the production that goes into March Madness, and meeting professionals that work at this studio. Learn more about Turner here.

This event is limited to 20 attendees so we are limiting it to teens and their chaperones.
Register here, admittance will not be granted without ticket.
Turner has asked that we arrive by 5:30, please note that this event is earlier than usual and plan accordingly.

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No Comment: Production Bootcamp
Dec
17
10:45 AM10:45

No Comment: Production Bootcamp

Click here to register
Date: December 17th, 2016 from 10:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: The Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Ave, Clarkston, GA 30021
Cost: FREE. Meals, snacks included

This event is a one-day film intensive workshop. At this event you will learn the skills and production standards we will be using to film season 1 of No Comment, a youth-produced web series about important social issues. All participants will learn the basics of production and have the opportunity to join the cast and crew of season 1 of No Comment.

You must fill out this form to participate. Please fill it out promptly, space is limited.
If you are unable to fill out this form or need assistance, contact Terp Vairin at terp@reimagineatl.com, or (404) 645-1020 

 

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re:imagine/COMMUNITY Final Showcase: Film in Social Justice
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

re:imagine/COMMUNITY Final Showcase: Film in Social Justice

  • Center for Civil and Human Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Click here for your free tickets!

Join us as the students of Grady High School host an open discussion about youth homelessness in Atlanta and debut their original PSA videos for their 'client', Atlanta Mission. This event will bring together community leaders, policy makers, and local youth in efforts to bridge the gap between the voices of leaders of Atlanta and Atlanta teen voices.

The showcase will feature student’s work from re:imagine/COMMUNITY, an in-school program for high school students enrolled in video and audio production courses. re:imagine/COMMUNITY focuses on matching students with notable Atlanta professionals that serve as mentors and engaging the students' sense of empathy by addressing an issue that impacts their community. Event details include:

  • Virtual Reality Demo
  • Community Dialogues
  • PSA premieres for People 4 People (P4P) & The Underground
  • CURRENTS: Screening of 'The Homestretch' presented by re:imagine/ATL and the Atlanta Film Society

2016-2017 Program Supporters:
11Alive, FOCUS Brands, The Arthur M. Blank Foundation, United Way of Greater Atlanta

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Currents: Creature Effects at Silver Scream FX Lab!
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

Currents: Creature Effects at Silver Scream FX Lab!

Nov 1st, 6-8 PM, at Silver Scream FX Lab. Free!
4215 Thurman Road, Conley GA, 30288*
To RSVP e-mail Currents@AtlantaFilmSociety.org

Have you ever wondered how to create those amazing monsters and villains in your favorite monster and sci-fi films? Want to learn about the history of practical effects by seeing it first hand? Have a soft spot for old monster flicks? Join us  as Shane Morton leads us through film history and then demonstrates monster makeup effects at Atlanta's spookiest studio!

*This location is just south of 285 on Moreland Avenue, in a trucking business center. We advise making sure your GPS can find it before leaving, and Terp's phone number will be sent to those who RSVP. 

Currents is a monthly youth film networking event presented by re:imagine/ATL and Atlanta Film Festival.
Currents seeks to create connections between Atlanta youth and the film industry through networking and project based learning. Every first Tuesday a new themed event will be presented in various locations throughout Atlanta. 
For more info or questions please e-mail Currents@AtlantaFilmFestival.com

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Currents: Peer Reviews
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Currents: Peer Reviews

Our next Currents event is October 4th!
Topic: Peer reviews! Bring your work for feedback from professionals and your peers.

October 4th, 6-8 PM. at
MASS Collective, 364 Nelson St SW, Atlanta, GA, 30313

Currents is 1 year old!
To celebrate we're turning the focus on you and celebrating our fantastic teen community. Bring a media project you're working on to screen and receive feedback from peers professionals.

To RSVP e-mail Currents@atlantafimsociety.org 


Currents is a monthly youth film networking event presented by
re:imagine/ATL and Atlanta Film Festival.
Currents seeks to create connections between Atlanta youth and the film industry through networking and project based learning. Every first Tuesday a new themed event will be presented in various locations throughout Atlanta. 
For more info or questions please e-mail Currents@AtlantaFilmFestival.com

 

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Currents! Fabrication with Binders and Variable Press!
Sep
4
11:00 AM11:00

Currents! Fabrication with Binders and Variable Press!

Join is for this hands on demo! We'll be building a series of lanterns with Variable Press and Binders Art Supplies! We'll be outside Ponce City Market in "The Shed" which is where the Beltline meets the Market. This is a great opportunity to get outside, learn about building large multi-element props on a dime, and meet people in the community.  The lantern parade is on the 10th so if you'd like to reconvene to show off your work we'll arrange that at this event!

This is a public event, preregistration is not required for this and it is open to anybody who'd like to attend.

Currents is a free monthly networking event meant to connect teens to industry professionals and grow networking and career skills. It is presented jointly by Atlanta Film Society and re:imagine/ATL. Email Terp with questions or comments.

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Good Gracious Variety Show!
Aug
13
7:00 PM19:00

Good Gracious Variety Show!

Atlanta's own SOUTHERN HOME COMPANION - it's a really great night of music, comedy, arts, and moreGeorgia Mountain String Band, Dad's Garage improv, poet & Guggenheim Fellow Jericho Brown, song stylings of ADRON, re:imagine/ATL, pianist Anita Aysola, 48 Hour Film Project, plus a surprise or two. Use coupon code LOVE to get $8 tickets through Friday!

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Purple Sparkle Carpet Event
Jul
30
5:00 PM17:00

Purple Sparkle Carpet Event

  • The Woodruff Arts Center, Rich Theatre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 Click here for your free tickets!
All the videos produced at the camp will be premiered for the campers, their families, local celebrities, community leaders and members of the press. Featuring a dance party reception.

This event is produced by The 2econd Floor and features entertainment by Werc Crew and Jimi Cravity.

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