Currents: How Stuff Works
Jun
6
6:00 pm18:00

Currents: How Stuff Works

  • 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.

The Green Room Summer Camp
Jul
24
Jul 28

The Green Room Summer Camp

Join us for The Green Room summer camp 2017! Campers will be making 4 original music videos over the course of 5 days under the mentorship. Register now at thegreenroomatl.org


re:imagine/COMMUNITY
May
6
7:00 pm19:00

re:imagine/COMMUNITY

  • Avondale Towne Cinema

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.

Currents: Drones
May
2
6:00 pm18:00

Currents: Drones

  • WonderRoot

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.

No Comment Premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival
Mar
24
8:00 pm20:00

No Comment Premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival

  • 7 Stages Theatre

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!

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.

No Comment: Production Bootcamp
Dec
17
10:45 am10:45

No Comment: Production Bootcamp

  • Clarkston Community Center

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 

 

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

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

Currents: Creature Effects at Silver Scream FX Lab!
Nov
1
6:00 pm18:00

Currents: Creature Effects at Silver Scream FX Lab!

  • 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

Currents: Peer Reviews
Oct
4
6:00 pm18:00

Currents: Peer Reviews

  • MASS Collective

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

 

Currents! Fabrication with Binders and Variable Press!
Sep
4
11:00 am11:00

Currents! Fabrication with Binders and Variable Press!

  • Binders Art Supplies

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.