SCREENING ROOM LA: WHO ARE WE?
ABOUT SCREENING ROOM
SCREENING ROOM ATL | LA was created by the amazing
Actress\ Producer, Khalimah Gaston to foster, help grow, and support the indie film scene of Atlanta and to connect us artists through our art.
Screening Room ATL is a PREMIER networking and screening event that has been around since 2016.
Screening Room Atl took place at GALLERY 992 in the historic West End, every other Wednesday Night before the pandemic; but after premiering at beautiful Negril Village in Atlanta for 2 years every Wednesday.
The basic format of our event: We have music at the beginning of the night to give people a chance to talk, get comfy and seated, next we show projects then immediately after the host of Screening Room ATL, sits down and interviews producers, directors or notable cast and crew.
WE ARE ARTISTS creating a safe space to network, share your art, and contribute to your own growth as you support fellow artists in Atlanta and from all over areas.
Projects include music videos, music shorts, short films, trailers, feature length films, and clips from feature length films ranging from independent to major big-budget projects. Notable projects that have screened at Screening Room ATL include the season premiere of the popular viral web series Side Chick, season finale of Queen Sugar for the Oprah Winfrey Network, a sneak peek screening of I Am Not Your Negro, and Brooklyn. Blue. Sky. a critically acclaimed web series later picked up by BET, Produced & Directed by Rhavynn Drummer, Casting Director for Tyler Perry Studios. Notable speakers include Rhavynn Drummer, Deidra McDonald (Director of BronzeLens Film Festival), Chris Hicks (Director of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment, who also sponsored A Seat At The Table, a panel event for the best of the best projects that screen through Screening Room ATL), and producer/actor Omar Dorsey.
For 4 Years we have operated EVERY WEEK, bringing together filmmakers and actors of various genres, film and visual art to showcase in the Historic West End.
ABOUT KHALIMAH - ACTRESS, PRODUCER, HOST, &
FOUNDER OF SCREENING ROOM ATL
She hails from Jamaica, Queens in The Big Apple but currently resides Los Angeles. She has been driven by her passion for the performing arts from a young age. She does it all from hosting events, producing and of course acting. She honed her natural gifts with formal training in film and theater at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) right after graduating High School. Since then, she's done a variety of work such as Off Off Broadway plays, commercials, voice overs, web series, TV shows, and films.
Be sure to check out this renaissance woman hosting The Screening Room LA Wednesday night starting July 27th,2022 after our 2 yer pandemic hiatus... WE'RE BACKKKKKKK!