A Masterclass For Georgia's Creatives
Supporting & Educating Georgia's Above The Line Talent!
MARCH 15-17, 2019
The Showrunners Writer's Room
with Showrunner, Holly Sorensen
Make It or Break It - ABC Family
Recovery Road - Freeform
Step Up: High Water - YouTube Premium
Ge rgia Entertainment
The difference between some Georgia writer room events and the Georgia Entertainment Masterclass series is the level mastery and accomplishments of the instructor. Our instructors are at the top of their field. Whether they are current show runners, writers, directors, producer, or industry executives or the leading academic instructors at America's top MFA programs, they will prepare you to be the creative giant you desire to be. The value of the master class setup is that all students can benefit from the master's comments in an informative and applicable manner.
Our instructors consist of award winning Showunners, Directors, Producers, MFA Instructors, and Industry leaders in the entertainment industry. Our goal is to help you reach your next level and create Georgia's most desirable content creators and execution talent in the business.
SHOWRUNNER & PRODUCER
March 15-17, 2019
Sorensen is the creator and showrunner of Lionsgate and YouTube Premium’s highly original scripted series, STEP UP: HIGH WATER. The drama series, which is based on the film franchise of the same name, sets its cast in Atlanta at a contemporary performing arts school. STEP UP: HIGH WATER, starring Neyo and Naya Rivera, marks the subscription video service’s first ever big budget original scripted drama and premiered on YouTube Red with 40 million viewers. Season two airs in early 2019.
SHOWRUNNER | WRITER | PRODUCER
John’s credits as a screenwriter include “There's Something About Mary”, “Santa Clause II”, Santa Clause III”, starring Tim
Allen and “Free Birds”, a computer animated feature, starring Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson.
ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE & PRIMETIME EMMY WINNER
DIRECTOR | EDITOR |PRODUCER
One of the most decorated documentary film directors in the USA, Sam Pollard (Slavery By Another Name, Frank Sinatra, When The Levees Broke) teaches this Director's bootcamp for documentary filmmakers. Story matters most!
Schedule - March 2019
The Complete Picture -
From idea to product
Content is King.
Design is Queen.
HOMEWORK with HOLLY:
Story. Story. Story.
Designing the Story
ABOUT THIS VENUE:
COCO Studios of Atlanta is a film/video production studio, photography studio and prop house; with production office suites equipped for base camp.