Southeast Creative Summit Training Event Update: Academy Award Winner Ed Novick and Emmy Award Winning Sesame Street Editor Jesse Averna added to the Presenter List!


Promotional Code included good for $100 off admission included in this news release

Last Updated: August 2, 2013 5:52 pm GMT
(Atlanta, Georgia--August 2, 2013) The Atlanta Cutters are bringing the Southeast Creative Summit to Atlanta! Creative professionals have a dizzying array of tools available today. Knowing what to DO with all those tools to complete a task, create something original, improve on in-house concepts and please your bosses & clients..... that's the knowledge that puts you ahead of the curve. That's what the Southeast Creative Summit is all about.

The Summit will be three days of workshops across a wide array of topics presented by actual working professionals in the business. These people have to meet deadlines, build up new clients, and stay up on the latest industry trends.

Workshops cover topics from concept to finish including Editorial, Color, Graphics, VFX, Sound, Producer, Aerial Photography, Budgeting, Facility / Suite design, 4k, Sound, Cameras and Acquisition, Green Screen, Lighting techniques and more.

Our Presenters have been honored with nearly every major creative award including the Academy Award, Emmy Award, Peabody Award, CableACE Award and more.

Full details, workshop schedule & registration are available at

THE WORKSHOPS Each workshop session will run 90 minutes with up to 8 workshops per session. There will be 9 total workshop sessions over three days.

  • Robbie Carman, Broadcast & Film Colorist

  • Ed Novick, Feature Film Sound

  • Mixer Carey Dissmore, Broadcast Editor & MoGraph Artist

  • Patrick Inhofer, Broadcast & Film Colorist

  • Mary Poplin, Hollywood VFX Artist

  • Oliver Peters, Broadcast Editor & author

  • Gary Adcock, HD & 4k Consultant

  • Marion Laney, Director of Photography "Good Eats"

  • Dana Popoff, Producer "Good Eats"

  • Walter Biscardi, Jr., Broadcast and Film Post Production

  • Jesse Averna, Broadcast Editor "Sesame Street"

  • Chris Rickwood, Composer & Sound Designer

  • Michael Cardillo, Broadcast Sound Designer

  • Scott Simmons, Broadcast Editor & Author Yonder Blue Films, Aerial Photography

  • Kylee Wall, Social Media Maven

  • Jeff Fortune, Digital Asset Management

October 25th. AM, Check-in. Afternoon, 3 Workshop Sessions. Evening social event. (TBA)
October 26th. All day, 4 Workshop Sessions. Atlanta Creative Ball, PM (separate purchase required)
October 27th. AM, 2 Workshop Sessions. 12:30pm Event Ends.

Sheraton Atlanta. 165 Courtland Street, NE Atlanta
Special room rates are available via the website.

ADMISSION (includes all three days of workshops and the Friday night social event)
Early Bird (through Sept. 25th) $595
Student Pricing (through Oct. 25) $495 Must present current, valid student ID to pick up your badge
Standard (Sept 25 - Oct 25) $795

Get an additional $100 off the price of Summit admission via the Promotional Code creativecow2013

We're bringing the "Media Motion Ball" from Las Vegas to Atlanta!

This will be a huge social event to relax, enjoy some great food, awesome networking, see incredible sponsor showcases and have a chance at probably the largest creative raffle we've ever had in this city! The Ball starts with networking and a chance to check all the awesomeness from the Summit Sponsors, followed by a sit down dinner with 10 of you new best friends as you're entertained by multiple industry presentations along with a keynote discussion. Then we'll wrap up the night with an incredible Raffle!

Our Special Guests for the Ball will be Ron & Kathlyn Lindeboom Founders of

The Raffle is worth over $10,000 and counting

This is a stand-alone event that does not require attendance to the Summit.

Creative Summit Attendees: $40
Atlanta Creative Ball Only: $85


The Atlanta Cutters is Atlanta's own Post Production User group encompassing all areas of Post. We're a non-profit organization founded by actual editors and artists in 2011. The Managing Members are Dan Daube (Turner Studios), Walter Biscardi, Jr. (Biscardi Creative Media), Kris Merkel (Flanders Scientific) and TJ Jaglinski (DCTV23). We've grown from a few dozen folks to over 800 on the membership roll. We created the Southeast Creative Summit from an idea of the type of event all of us would love to attend.


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