Knoxville Films was formed in order to promote the arts in East Tennessee. The organization is made up of filmmakers, painters, sculptors, musicians, photographers and actors whose aim is to spotlight the creative hot bed of the East Tennessee region. Their website, KnoxvilleFilms.com is a blog about filmmaking and the collaborative film arts, written by filmmakers. The group created the weekly podcast, Dinner For 2, featuring area filmmakers and artists discussing their work. Each week it was filmed in a different Knoxville hot spot.
Set for October 9-16, 2008, the 11th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival utilizes Memphis' rich cultural history to serve as a connecting point for independent filmmakers from all corners of the country -- and provides a showcase for films celebrating Southern stories and storytelling. The festival builds bridges that inspire filmmakers and film lovers to connect and collaborate amongst the unique creative landscape that is the home of the Blues and the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll.
The IATSE is an International Union that represents members employed in the stagecraft, motion picture and television production, and trade shows industries throughout the United States, its Territories, and Canada. IATSE Local 492 was chartered in 1996, and covers studio mechanics working in motion picture and television production in Tennessee and Northern Mississippi.
Providing opportunities for composers in film, TV, theater, ballet and the concert hall through workshops, public performances, educational outreach, professional information, and collaboration.
WIFT Nashville is a nonprofit corporation open to both men and women. WIFT Nashville exists to advance professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, television, and interactive media. WIFT Nashville meets the first Monday of every month. For more information on WIFT Nashville please visit our website at http://www.wiftnashville.org/