|Carol Badaracco Padgett|
Carol Badaracco Padgett is an Atlanta-based writer who covers the professional film industry. A FOLIO: Eddie Award-winning editor, writer and copywriter, she is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism’s broadcast sequence and holds a Master of Arts in communication from Mizzou’s College of Arts & Science. She is also a member of Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA), and is working on her first screenplay under the guidance of Atlanta film industry mentors and friends. Her poetry of the past was chosen by Chanel for the launch of its Allure fragrance. In her downtime, she loves to watch films and live performances around Atlanta, spend time outdoors with her horse, August, play tennis, and make regular autumn trips across the Atlantic to experience the world and its cultures.
Rwandan-American independent documentary filmmaker, Adelin Gasana fell in love with the genre halfway through high school and began producing documentaries in his freshman year in college. For the past decade and a half he has independently directed, produced, written, and edited numerous films with topics ranging from the evolution of Atlanta, the Cuban Diaspora of Miami, black megachurches, feminism, Existentialism, high heels and how history is taught. Gasana has worked for national TV networks as well--one with The Weather Channel and another with Court TV. Gasana earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida in dual majors—TV/Film and Philosophy. He currently resides in Atlanta, GA. He is an avid reader, big sports fan, and enjoys traveling, working out, the arts, outdoor adventures, and coffee shops.
Tracy Bosworth Page
Tracy is a graduate of The University of Georgia where she studied Fine Art, Advertising and Graphic Design and is active with the Professional Photographers of America where she has served on several committees and is recognized as a Master Photographer, Craftsmen Photographer and a Certified Professional Photographer. She has won multiple awards including the 2017 Best Portrait for the Southeastern Professional Photographers Association. Tracy is also a member of American Photographic Artists (APA) Atlanta Photography Group (AGP), American Society of Photographers (ASP), Georgia Production Partnership (GPP) and the Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA).
Tracy is proudly an Ambassador/Global Creative Partner for Zeiss Camera Lenses and a member of the speaking team for Miller's Professional Imaging.
Born and raised in Mexico, Daniela Cintron is a bilingual freelance journalist featured on local, national, and international media, including CNN, Telemundo, and Discover Atlanta. Her journey in media began at the age of six as a radio personality and evolved throughout the years, developing as a multiplatform journalist. With a degree in Mass Communications from Piedmont University, Cintron is currently pursuing a Graduate Certification in Digital Storytelling at Harvard University.
Kevon Pryce is a writer and filmmaker based in Atlanta, Georgia. He writes film news, short stories, poems, and screenplays. His films have screened at festivals across the Southeast, such as Atlanta Film Festival, Rome International Film Festival, and Sidewalk Film Festival to name a few.
Emily l. Foley
Emily L. Foley is a freelance journalist whose articles appear in publications such as Allure, O, The Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire, US Weekly and Instyle.com. She’s interviewed Oscar, Grammy and reality show participants, the designers who've dressed them, and the hairstylists and makeup artists who make them look their best. A multiplatform journalist, Foley can also be seen as a television expert talking all things beauty, fashion, and lifestyle on television shows across the country, and on Instagram @emilylfoley. Emily resides in Atlanta with her husband and their spectacular young children.
Lisa Ferrell has worked in series and tele-film development for such companies as CBS, Lifetime Television/Hearst Entertainment, NBC and TBS. She has served as Executive Producer for several of Atlanta’s foremost post production, motion capture and VFX facilities. After starting Lisa Ferrell Productions in 2016, Lisa worked on numerous projects for such clients as J Walter Thompson Inside New York, Hartsfield Jackson Airport and music videos. Currently, Lisa works as a Producer / PM in emerging technology, i.e., Motion Capture, Volumetric Capture, AR / VR for GSU’s Creative Media Industries Institute.