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Georgia Film Academy

 

About The Georgia Film Academy

The Georgia Film Academy (GFA) is a collaboration of the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia created by state leadership to meet education and workforce needs for high demand careers in Georgia’s film and creative industries.

The GFA higher education program offers rigorous professional training, and may lead to union-covered film and television production craft internships and placement in creative industries apprenticeships and jobs.

The GFA is a unique-in-the-nation, state-wide effort which provides you with:

  • Multi-disciplinary training by professionals in the film, TV and new media industries.
  • In classroom course work coupled with on-set, hands-on training.
  • Hands-on instruction and training working with a package of professional equipment (cameras, sound gear, lights, etc.) as well as production trucks, generators and sound studio space.
  • Opportunity to work on “real world” projects in order to develop recognized film credits, through partnerships with professional productions.
  • One-on-one job counseling to include resume preparation, job research and job placement outreach.

the Georgia Film Academy Course Offerings

The schedule of GFA classes at MGA for fall 2021 are as follows:

CRN PTRM SUBJ NUMB SECT CAMP COURSE TITLE HRS BEGIN END BLDG ROOM DAYS
84280 Full GFA 1000 1 L Intro to On-Set Film Prod 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA M
85585 Full GFA 1040 1 L Intro to Film-TV Post-Product 6.00 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
85586 Full GFA 1040 2 L Intro to Film-TV Post-Product 6.00 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
85587 Full GFA 1040 3 L Intro to Film-TV Post-Product 6.00 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
84833 Full GFA 2000 1 L Film & TV Prod Internship 6.00 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
85528 Full GFA 2010 1 L Set Const & Scenic Paintin 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA T
85533 Full GFA 2010 2 L Set Const & Scenic Paintin 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA W
84834 Full GFA 2020 1 L Lighting and Electric 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA M
85530 Full GFA 2020 2 L Lighting and Electric 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA W
84835 Full GFA 2030 1 L Grip and Rigging 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA T
85531 Full GFA 2030 2 L Grip and Rigging 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA F
84836 Full GFA 2040 1 L Post Prod: Film & TV-AVID 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA W
84837 Full GFA 2040 2 L Post Prod: Film & TV-AVID 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA R
84841 Full GFA 2050 1 L Intro Special Makeup Effects 6.00 10:00 am 4:00 pm TBA TBA S
85590 Full GFA 2050 2 L Intro Special Makeup Effects 6.00 10:00 am 4:00 pm TBA TBA S
84842 Full GFA 2060 1 L Prod Account & Office Mgmt 6.00 10:00 am 4:00 pm TBA TBA S
84843 Full GFA 3140 1 L Prof Assist Sound Engineer 6.00 9:00 am 3:00 pm TBA TBA M
84844 Full GFA 4040 1 L Professional Editing 6.00 4:00 pm 10:00 pm TBA TBA W
  • To learn more about the GFA Certificate or how you can embed it in your program of study, contact Dr. Sheree Keith. Search by subject “GFA” to find current or upcoming class offerings on MGA’s course schedule.
  • The GFA semester schedule follows the eCore Common Academic Calendar.
  • For questions or more information about the Georgia Film Academy, please contact Academics Coordinator Carla Frazier Bah

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