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Georgia Film Consortium


About The Georgia Film Consortium


Middle Georgia State University is part of theThe Georgia Film Consortium (GFC)

The Georgia Film Academy (GFA) supports the GFC, which is a unique-in-the-nation, state-wide collaboration of institutions of the University System of Georgia, Technical College System of Georgia and Independent institutions who offer professional courses in film, television, digital entertainment, Esports and game development.


The Georgia Film Academy is a professional organization, a unit of the University System of Georgia, which is committed to leading and advancing the entertainment arts industry and its workforce in Georgia. The GFA promotes rigorous professional training, and supports opportunities for union-covered film and television production craft internships and placement in creative industries, apprenticeships and jobs in an effort to build a permanent and sustainable industry in the state. On behalf of the USG, TCSG, and their institutions, as well as private higher education institutions in Georgia who choose to use its resources, the GFA is dedicated to the development of both Georgia’s workforce and the industry which will utilize it.


As a student in the Middle Georgia State University's film certificate program, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from professionals in the Film, Television and Digital Entertainment industries
  • Take classes at an industry hub facilitated with a package of professional-level equipment
  • Participate in on-set, hands-on experience and simulated “real world” projects, coupled with in-classroom course work
  • Work hands-on with professional production equipment (cameras, sound gear, lights, etc.) as well as production trucks and generators on studio soundstages
  • Apply for an internship or apprenticeship on a major film production set, television studio, editing house or digital entertainment lab in order to develop recognized film credits, through partnerships with professional productions
  • Receive one-on-one job counseling to include resume preparation, job research and job placement outreach from GFA
  • Earn any of three Georgia Film Academy industry certifications, recognized by production companies, studios, networks, vendors, and other entertainment businesses which may employ Georgians:
    • Film & Television Production Certification
    • Film & Television Post-Production Certification
    • Digital Entertainment, Esports & Game Development Certification


  • For questions regarding classes at your institution and how they work within your degree programs, please contact: Dr. Sheree Keith sheree.keith@mga.edu
  • For questions or more information about the Georgia Film Academy, please contact Academics Coordinator Emma Smith, smith@usg.edu.
  • For more information about the Georgia Film Academy, please visit: https://www.georgiafilmacademy.edu/


the Georgia Film Consortium Course Offerings

The schedule of GFC classes at MGA for Fall 2024 are found here

  • To learn more about the Film Certificate or how you can embed it in your program of study, contact Dr. Sheree Keith . Search by subject “GFC” to find current or upcoming class offerings on MGA’s course schedule .
  • The GFC semester schedule follows the eCore Common Academic Calendar.
  • For questions or more information about the Georgia Film Consortium, please contact Academics Coordinator Carla Frazier Bah

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