Special to the Atlanta Daily World
Now in its third year, the BronzeLens Film Festival (BronzeLens) takes place November 8-11, 2012 and will offer content for filmmakers, industry professionals, students and the general public. Attendees may choose from a variety of BronzeLens expert signature panels, workshops, master classes, domestic and international film screenings and get a taste of unique southern hospitality.
Legendary casting director and producer Reuben Cannon will host “The Producers Roundtable” a groundbreaking session that brings together high-level entertainment executives to share their strategies for producing successful film and television projects. Issa Rae, the producer, director, and lead actor of Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl opens up about her incredible journey to success as a webisode producer. Award-winning author and playwright Pearl Cleage will discuss her newest project in “From Novel to Screen: The Pearl Cleage Film Project.” And, NAACP Image Award winning producer Roger Bobb will conduct a new workshop “Creating Comedy Shows with Roger Bobb.”
This year the Women Superstars Luncheon will take place on Friday November 9, 2012 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. Accomplished women of color in the film and television industry will be honored at this signature event. This year at the BronzeLens Awards on Saturday November 10, 2012 the best of the festival filmmakers in their perspective categories and other noteworthy industry leaders will be honored. Cinema and Social Justice Sunday which takes place on the campus of Spelman College will be produced in conjunction with Center for Civil and Human Rights remains a unique and critical component of the festival.
The Atlanta Marriott Marquis serves as Festival Headquarters and other venues include Georgia Pacific Center Auditorium, The World of Coca Cola, Sister’s Chapel on the campus of Spelman College, Georgia Power, Morehouse School of Medicine and the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center on the Campus of Morehouse College.
Visit www.bronzelensfilmfestival.com for more information regarding the BronzeLens Film Festival and for registration information.