Atlanta Film Society Instructors
The Atlanta Film Society proudly present instructors based in the Metro Atlanta area actively working with the community to push the boundaries of film and media!
Kathy Berardi is a filmmaking instructor and writer-producer who graduated from the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television’s MFA in Screenwriting program. In addition to penning eight feature-length screenplays and a drama television pilot, Berardi has also written and produced several award-winning short films with budgets ranging from less than $2,000 to hundreds of thousands of dollars with the support of well-known industry sponsors such as the Director’s Guild of America (DGA), Kodak, Technicolor and Panavision. Berardi has one screenplay optioned and was a finalist for the 2007 NAACP & NBC Screenwriting Fellowship and awarded the 2008 Young and the Restless Fellowship in Television.
Linda Burns is an award-winning producer and director with over 25 years of experience in the business. Starting as a Production Assistant, she worked her way up to Producer on commercials, music videos, industrials, live events, promos, TV series, studio features, and independent films.
Brandon Osterman has served as producer and editor of feature films, commercials, music videos and shorts seen by millions of viewers around the globe. His films have been selected by some of the world’s most prestigious film festivals and exhibitions, including the Cannes International Film Festival: Director’s Fortnight exhibition and the National Gallery in London.