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Linda Burns

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When you go to the movie theater, you might see a film that went through dozens of rounds of focus groups, cost tens of millions (or hundreds of millions) of dollars to make and spent a year in post-production.

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Or, you might see a film with a much more modest budget, made with a crew of less than 50 and one camera. These are just some of differences between an independent film and one made with a major film studio like Columbia Pictures and 20th Century Fox.

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If you want to know anything about the film industry, ask Linda Burns.

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The filmmaker has years of experience making movies here in Atlanta and across the nation. Burns is an instructor for the Atlanta Film Society and also runs the PA Academy.

She spoke with "City Lights" host Lois Reitzes about how people can get their start in the industry and why education is imperative for Georgia's growing film industry. 

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