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Georgia Film Institute (GFI) was created to meet the growing demand for qualified Film and

Television production personnel in the state of Georgia. GFI will provide a well-rounded, comprehensive foundation in Film/TV Production, accompanied by targeted instruction to

focus on specific areas of competency within this industry. When combined, this training

will provide the competitive edge needed to enter this growing workforce opportunity. 

Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC) will be given to those completing the basic course requirements and showing proficiency in the course standards. Advanced Degrees (to be

offered 2015) will further enhance the students ability to excel in a highly competitive

production environment.

 

GFI - Preparing the next generation of successful Film and Television Production Talent!

 

CREDIT COURSES  - Beginning Fall 2014 (201512)

collapse expand FILM & TV PRODUCTION — ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ASSISTANT*

Film Production – On Set Production Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit program will train students for employment as entry-level administrative production assistants in the film and video production industry. Students will receive hands-on training in the production process, crew responsibilities and hierarchy, and the Georgia Film Tax Credit process using real-world production simulations.

 

BUSN 1240 (3) OFFICE PROCEDURES
BUSN 1400 (4) WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
BUSN 1440 (4) DOCUMENT PRODUCTION
FILM 1010 (3) BASIC SKILLS OF FILM & TV PRODUCTION I
FILM 1020 (3) BASIC SKILLS OF FILM & TV PRODUCTION II
FILM 1060 (1) INTRODUCTION TO GEORGIA FILM TAX CREDITS
TOTAL (18)

 

+Students enrolling in BUSN 1440 are required to take a typing test indicating the ability to key at least 25 words per minute accurately, or successfully pass BUSN 110 with a grade of C or higher.

*This TCC has AS21 Administrative Support Assistant embedded if the 6 credits of Specific Occupational Guided Electives taken are FILM 1010 and 1020.

collapse expand FILM & TV PRODUCTION—HAIR & MAKE-UP TECHNICIAN*

Film Production – Hair Style and Makeup Technician Technical Certificate of Credit program will train students for employment as entry-level hair and makeup stylists in the film and video production industry. Students will receive hands-on training in the production process, crew responsibilities and hierarchy, industry standard hair and makeup techniques and special effects makeup application using real-world production simulations.

 

FILM 1010 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION I
FILM 1020 (3) BASIC SKILL FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION II
FILM 1110 (3) MAKE-UP, HAIR, & WARDROBE SPECIAL TECHNIQUES FOR FILM & TV
FILM 1120 (3) INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE-UP TECHNIQUES FOR FILM & TV
TOTAL (12)

 

*This TCC is an add-on to CO12, Cosmetology Diploma.

collapse expand FILM & TV PRODUCTION — ON-SET PRODUCTION ASSISTANT*

Film Production – On Set Production Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit program will train students for employment as entry-level production assistants in the film and video production industry. Students will receive hands-on training in the production process, crew responsibilities and hierarchy, project scheduling and budgeting and the operations of the post production process using real-world production simulations.

 

FILM 1010 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION I
FILM 1020 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION II
FILM 1030 (3) ESSENTIALS OF FILM & TV POST-PRODUCTION I
FILM 1040 (3) FILM & TV PRODUCTION SCHEDULING/MOVIE MAGIC
FILM 1050 (3) FILM & TV PRODUCTION BUDGETING/MOVIE MAGIC
FILM 1060 (1) INTRO TO GEORGIA FILM TAX CREDITS
TOTAL (16)

 

*This is a stand-alone TCC.

collapse expand FILM & TV PRODUCTION - SCENIC TECHNICIAN*

Film Production – Construction & Scenic Painting Technician Technical Certificate of Credit program will train students for employment as entry-level construction and painting assistants in the art department of the film and video production industry. Students will receive hands-on training in the production process, crew responsibilities and hierarchy, set construction concepts and traditional scenic painting techniques using real-world production simulations.

 

COFC 1000 (2) SAFETY
COFC 1020 (3) PROFESSIONAL TOOL USE AND SAFETY
COFC 1030 (2) MATERIALS AND FASTENERS
COFC 1050 (3) CONSTRUCTION PRINT READING FUNDAMENTALS
FILM 1010 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION I
FILM 1020 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM& TV PRODUCTION II
FILM 1080 (3) FILM & TV BASIC SET CONSTRUCTION & SCENIC PAINTING I
FILM 1090 (3) FILM & TV BASIC SET CONSTRUCTION & SCENIC PAINTING II
TOTAL (22)

 

*This TCC has the CCW1 Certified Construction Worker TCC minus COFC 1010 embedded. A student who had that TCC could receive this one as well since more than 25% is additional.

collapse expand FILM & TV PRODUCTION—ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST*

Film & Television Production – Accounting Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit program will train students for employment as entry-level production administration assistants in the film and video production industry. Students will receive hands-on training in the production process, crew responsibilities and hierarchy, project accounting and the payroll operations process using real-world production simulations.

 

ACCT 1100 (4) FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
ACCT 1105 (4) FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
ACCT 1115 (3) COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING
COMP 1000 (3) INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
FILM 1010 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION I
FILM 1020 (3) BASIC SKILLS FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION II
FILM 1060 (1) INTRODUCTION TO GEORGIA FILM TAX CREDITS
FILM 1070 (3) FILM & TV PAYROLL/VISTA
TOTAL (24)

 

*This TCC has much of CAY1 Computerized Accounting Specialist embedded. Someone with that TCC could also receive this TCC since more than 25% of it is additional.

 

 

PRODUCER TRAINING SERIES - Continuing Education Courses

FILM/TV SCHEDULING & BUDGETING

FILM, TV & DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT TAX CREDIT

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

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