Catalog Year : 2021-22


Georgia Film Academy

Georgia Film Academy


GFA 2020 1 - GFA Lighting and Electric
CEUs: .00 to 6.00
This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge of electrical distribution and set lighting on a motion picture or episodic television set in order to facilitate their entry and advancement in the film business. Students will participate in goal oriented class projects including power distribution, set protocol and etiquette, properly setting lamps, department lingo, how to light a set to feature film standards, motion picture photography, etc. A large emphasis will be placed on set etiquette including, but not limited to, attitude, professionalism and technique on and off set.

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 JAN 10, 2022 End Date APR 28, 2022
Days Taught MON Time of Day 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Location TBA TBA
Instructor(s):Jim  McKinney Open Seats:1 of 1 as of 01/25/2022 09:02:48
Additional Fees: GA Film Academy Tuition $125 per Credit Hour fee
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Lecture/Supervised Laboratory (B)
    This course follows the USG Common Calendar and will meet January 10 – April 28, 2022, at Trilith Studios in Fayetteville. It satisfies the second or third course for Georgia Film Academy certification. Credit hours do not apply toward degree program unless granted approval via petition prior to enrollment; and financial aid applied toward course reduces financial aid available to apply toward degree program courses. To request department approval, please email Deon Kay, Film & Video Production Head, at dkay@westga.edu.