This marks AMPAS’ first educational outreach in the Atlanta area, which has quickly become an epicenter for film production. The event will feature three moderated panel discussions with working Academy members and film professionals intended to introduce high school and college students and their educators to the plethora of careers in the motion picture industry. The discussions focus on film careers above and below the line as well as the importance of representation. The Atlanta edition of the Summit is an extension of similar programs the Academy produces in Los Angeles, London and New York.
Confirmed panelists at the event include producer/director Roger Bobb, Deborah Riley Draper and Deborah Moore; casting agent, Winsome Sinclair; art director,