Weekly Rewind: 8.27.17-9.03.17

With the Labor Day weekend here, and the unfortunate news about Hurricane Harvey, it was a fairly light week of entertainment this time around. Still, we've got you covered with our Weekly Rewind...


Harvey Relief Efforts

We encourage you to make a donation to your favorite charity. Find a list of worthwhile charities here.

Also, Atlanta Film Community has started a fund to help recovery efforts.

CinemATL News

Six Reels: Take One: Our inaugural class of filmmakers share their reels!

DragonCon Parade 2017 - Photo Gallery: See some of the crazy costumes from your pop culture favorites. 

Atlanta Film Chat: DragonCon coverage concludes with Matt Green of "Cherry Bomb."

Atlanta Film & TV News

"Night Shots" Premieres in Sept: Directed by CinemATL founder Eric Bomba-Ire, and starring yours truly. [Yep! Films]

How Will Packer Became Hollywood's Billion Dollar Man: An interview with the Atlanta-based producer. [Complex]

How to Get a Great Headshot: Julie Jones Ivey shares some great tips. [Georgia Film Site]

Revival of GM plant is part of stage manager’s future — and past: Learn more about 3rd Rail Studios. [GA Studio Alliance]

"Survivor’s Remorse" Producer Dianne Ashford Shares Her Journey: Finding her way to the top. [Hollywood's Black Renaissance]

"Mark Felt" Trailer Released: Liam Neeson stars in the Georgia-lensed film about "Deep Throat." [EW]

CW's Dynasty Casting in Atlanta: THey are looking for "hip hop violinists" among other roles. [Project Casting]

Industry News

The Curious Case of Complementary Colors: Why are blue and orange so popular in today's filmmaking? [Film School Rejects]

Hacking Film: Automating Your Assembly Cut with Computational Editing: Or, how computers will be editing sooner than you think. [Film Independent]

Other Cool Stuff

Wicket: A Parody Musical: Dad's Garage goes Star Wars! [Dad's Garage Theater]