The PGA Atlanta Chapter Women's Impact Network Presents...
"LEVEL UP" MENTORING BREAKFAST
Expert Advice on how to Pitch, Finance, and Distribute your Project
Saturday, February 18
8:45am - Registration & Breakfast
9:15-10:15am - Mentoring session 1
10:30-11:30am - Mentoring session 2
Southbound Restaurant, Upstairs
5394 Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA
Coffee, tea, and light breakfast provided by Southbound
Calling all producers in the Atlanta area - Don't miss this opportunity to get customized advice from savvy industry professionals who want to help you get your project to the next level. Each mentoring roundtable will have two mentors and is limited to no more than ten participants. Mentors will offer advice about next steps you can take to get your project moving forward, so come with questions!
This event is free for all PGA members and $15 for qualified potential members. Register now to select your two mentoring sessions before they sell out. Each attendee can participate in two of the following three roundtable topics, which will take place in back-to-back sessions:
• Pitching & Promoting Your Project
• Funding & Financing Your Project
• Distributing Your Project
PITCHING & PROMOTING
Angi Bones: EVP of Atlanta-based Bobbcat Films
Angi has been a non-stop working producer and assistant director on numerous television and film projects. A few of her TV credits include GIRLFRIENDS GETAWAY, THE RICKETY SMILEY SHOW and RICKY SMILEY FOR REAL. Her film credits include FOR COLORED GIRLS and WHY DID I GET MARRIED? - and many more.
Kathryn Dean: Producer
Kathryn Dean was the co-producer of the critically acclaimed and four time Oscar-nominated WINTER'S BONE by writer director Debra Granik. Dean began working with Ramin Bahrani on CHOP SHOP Shop and GOODBYE SOLO. Kathryn has gone on to produce Berlin Silver Bear winner ON THE ICE, Cannes premiered LOUDER THAN BOMBS which was Joachim Trier's first American film, and most recently produced HELL OR HIGH WATER, nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture. She is currently working on Janis the story of rock star Janis Joplin starring Michelle Williams.
FUNDING & FINANCING
Breyuna L. Williams: Attorney & Producer
Breyuna has over 10 years of legal and business experience in helping filmmakers protect and exploit their intellectual property. As the managing partner of Williams & Floyd, LLC and President of BreWill Productions, she provides counseling on all aspects of development, distribution and financing creativity. Breyuna has served as production counsel for 30+ projects. As an aspiring producer, Breyuna has worked as the assistant to the Executive Producer on RIDE ALONG and the highly anticipated films, RIDE ALONG 2 and CREED – the spinoff of the Rocky Balboa franchise films.
Deborah Moore: Partner/President, Production, IPE, Inner Primary Entertainment
Deborah has proven her ability to shepherd successful projects, from urban pictures to mainstream comedies. She began her career with New Line Cinema Productions. Nine years later, she had helped New Line forge one of the biggest powerhouses in the film industry, bringing more than 55 films to fruition including titles ABOVE THE RIM, THE MASK, DUMB AND DUMBER, and DON JUAN de MARCO. She currently develops projects that take advantage of emerging technologies and traditional platforms.
Amy Winter: EVP/General Manager, UpTV
Amy began her career at TBS, and went on to help TLC become a top 10 cable network for women. As Executive Vice President and General Manager at UP TV, Amy oversees and creatively guides the network’s brand and programming, which includes development and production of movies and scripted and unscripted series as well as scheduling and acquisitions, marketing, public relations, digital and social media. UP originals and acquisitions include GROWING UP MCGHEE, SMALL TOWN BIG MAYOR, BRINGING UP BATES, DATE MY DAD, PARENTHOOD, and AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, among others.
Ty Johnston-Chavis: Producer
Ty Johnston is a Television & Film Producer and the Founder of the Atlanta Pitch Summit. For more than 20 years, Ty has established herself internationally as a leader and influential collaborator with a wide range of networks and production companies. She currently is producing an international SAG feature film, LOVE BY CHANCE, ready to release in South Africa and North America for Valentine's Day 2017.
Cancellations must be received by noon on Thursday, February 16 or you will be charged a $15 late cancellation fee. You can cancel your reservation by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.