Media Craft 2020-09-22T13:15:02-04:00

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Introducing Media Craft at Callanwolde.

Media Craft offers everything an actor, singer, or dancer needs to launch or boost their career. Performers of any age or level receive personalized coaching and distribution-ready resources to land the job.
Upgrade and/or create your portfolio.
Services in shooting and editing in the following:
– Vocal Reels
– Dance Reels
– Voiceover Reels
– Head Shots
– Solo Competition Choreography
– Sound Mixing
– Access to Industry Professionals
– Demo Reel Production
Pop-In to prepare and polish for an audition.
Sessions Include:
– Feedback
– Material Selection
– Improvisation
– Stage Coaching
– Screen Coaching
– Vocal Coaching

Record Here

Access to state of the art recording studio with resident sound engineer Bill Zimmerman. Services include: Sound editing and mixing, reel production, mastering, session rentals and more!

Begin Here

On Camera

Introductory film and television techniques aimed at launching a potential career.

Commercial Work

Introductory to commercial acting preparedness. Learn how to improvise, prepare audition content, and present with ease and confidence. Portfolio creation assistance available.

Acting for the Stage

For students looking to develop their acting abilities using scene study, script analysis and character development techniques.

Playwriting for Learning Pods

Engage your learning pod in a collaborative writing process. Learn how to organize content and write dialogue. Writing sessions can be virtual or in person.

Refine Here

On Camera

Advanced film and television techniques aimed at landing the job and building your resume.

Commercial Work

Be the actor to beat. Add commercial credits to your resume through this advanced training system.

Acting for the Stage

Advanced scene study, script analysis, and character development applied to current roles or for upcoming projects. Improve your abilities to process direction.

Playwriting for Adults

Instruction and feedback on how to actualize and develop a script including mentoring for production opportunities.

Meet Your Media Craft Team

Danny Bevins, originally from Decatur, GA, is an AEA actor, singer, dancer, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Elon University with a BFA in Music Theatre. Danny then moved to NYC and has since performed in 25 AEA musicals around the country at renown theatres such as The Muny, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Music Theatre of Wichita, Papermill Playhouse, Out of the Box Theatrics (Off Bway), North Carolina Theatre, Bucks County Playhouse, Aurora Theatre, and Barrington Stage Co. Danny is signed to DGRW Inc and People Store. Outside of performing, Danny writes and produces his own music (The Why Not Mixtape Series produced by Grammy Award Winning Dan Konopka), and specializes in functional training (ACE Certified Personal Trainer). @dannybevinsbruh  –   www.dannybevinsofficial.com
Monica Bradley is thrilled to be an instructor at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center! She spent nearly a decade in New York City performing professionally in both stage and film, and now lives in Atlanta as a full time performing artist and teacher. Her feature film credits include Killer Unicorn, Guys at Parties Like it and Tranquil Inferno. You can find her on shows such as The Resident (FOX), MacGyver (CBS) and as Alicia Horace on Tyler Perry’s Sistas (BET). Monica has also done eight commercials over the past year that include Comcast, Delta, Cox and Baxter Auto. Her professional stage experience includes working at theatres such as Paper Mill Playhouse, TUTS, Ivoryton Playhouse and North Carolina Theatre. @monica_garcia_nyc   –  www.monicagarciabradley.com
Grant McGowen is a Founder and the Producing Artistic Director of Pinch ‘N’ Ouch Theatre. He is an Award-Winning Director, Actor, Playwright, Teacher, Cinematographer, and Producer. Grant was featured in Atlantan Magazine’s “Most Important People to Watch on Atlanta’s Arts Scene.” He won “Best Actor” in the 72 Hour Film Festival for his performance in The Stain. He won “Best Actor” in Philadelphia’s Project 21 Film Festival for his performance in Moving On, also nominated for “Best Film.” His play Wall Street Wedding was named “Best World Premiere” by Arts Atl and was nominated for the 2014 Gene-Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award. His play Let’s Make It was acclaimed as one of the “Best Productions of 2013” by Arts Atl. The feature film “No Soliciting,” which he starred in and Produced, won “Best Film” at the Atlanta Underground Film Festival. The film also won “Best Acting Ensemble” and “Best Fiction Film” at the Gwinnett Film Festival. In 2017, McGowen was nominated “Best Director” and “Best Cinematographer” by the 48 Hour Film Project in Atlanta. In 2018, he was nominated for “Best Director,” “Best Editor,” “Best Cinematographer,” and “Best Writer” by the 48 Hour Film Project in Atlanta. He was nominated for Best Director by Broadway World in 2018 for directing Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf.
Bubba Carr is best known as a choreographer and dancer. He has enjoyed a long and successful commercial career in Los Angeles, California lasting 20 years. He moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 2004 to be closer to his family and continue his career in entertainment to the present, choreographing film, television and theatre. He first picked up a camera in 2014 and discovered an instant connection between his experience with movement and what he loved capturing with my lens. Photography is a perfect addition to his creative tools that allows him freedom to capture what is fleeting when done live. Connecting to his subjects is crucial to him in order for them to get the best images they can together.
Bill Zimmerman is a sound engineer and producer based out of Atlanta, Ga. He has credited engineer work with Coldplay, HER, Fifth Harmony, and others (including Ariana Grande’s Grammy Winning album, “Sweetener”). He also works as a member and producer for artist, Reptile Room, where his music has been placed on SyFy, BET, E!, & RedBull among others. Bill has worked with multiple major and independent record labels and has collected 6+ years of experience in the music industry.

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