Catalog Year : 2021-22


Georgia Film Academy

Georgia Film Academy


GFA 1000 5 - Intro to Film & TV Production
CEUs: .00 to 6.00
This course is the first of an 18-credit hour certificate program which provides an introduction to the skills used in on-set film production, including all forms of narrative media which utilize film-industry standard organizational structure, professional equipment and on-set procedures. In addition to the use of topical lectures, PowerPoint presentations, videos and hand-outs, the course includes demonstrations of equipment and set operations as well as hands-on learning experiences. Students will learn: film production organizational structure, job descriptions and duties in various film craft areas, names, uses and protocols related to various pieces of professional on-set film equipment. Students will also learn, through lecture and exercises, how the various film crafts relate to one-another on a working set, as well as how and why they all must operate in sync. In addition, students will learn skills related to networking and self-marketing.

Lecture: .00 to 3.00 Lab: .00 to 3.00
College: School of Comm, Film & Media
Department: Mass Communications
Campus Middle GA - Off Campus
Start Date AUG 16, 2021 End Date DEC 07, 2021
Days Taught WED Time of Day 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Location TBA TBA
Instructor(s):Jerry  Pece Open Seats:3 of 9 as of 01/23/2022 02:29:54
Additional Fees: GA Film Academy Tuition $125 per Credit Hour fee
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Hybrid - 50% or less Online (H)
    Technology is used to deliver 50% or less of class sessions – see above or instructor for more info. This course follows the USG Common Calendar and will meet August 16 – December 7 at Trilith Studios in Fayetteville. It is the first course of an 18-credit hour certification in Film & Television Production. Students will develop entry-level skills for on-set, off-set, and production assistant/office positions; operate professional film equipment; and survey film production process, organizational structure, "day on the set" workflow and schedules, career planning, and self-marketing strategies.