Catalog Year : 2021-22


Georgia Film Academy

Georgia Film Academy


GFA 2060 1 - GFA Production Acct & Office
CEUs: 6.00
This course is designed to give students a broad understanding of work in and surrounding the Production Accounting and Production Office departments. Students will learn the fundamentals for working within and succeeding through the Production Office or Accounting Department in the film and television industry. In this course, students will be able to identify the key players in each department and define their responsibilities. The Production Office component of this course will focus on the relationship between the Production Office and the overall production and the importance of the communication hub that exists between the Office, Set and Post. The Accounting component of this course will focus on the accounting guidelines and reporting practices that are used to track and manage the finances of a production. Practical elements will be created through the use of actual production software and scenario simulations. This course is intended for students with little to no experience in television and film production who wish to understand the larger importance of how the Production Office and Production Accounting departments affect production with effective communication, organization and problem-solving skills.

Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 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 SAT Time of Day 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Location TBA TBA
Instructor(s):Thomas  Ward ,Clive  Salmon Open Seats:1 of 3 as of 01/25/2022 08:20:48
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.