Film and TV Production - Accounting Assistant

Program Description

Film and TV Production – Accounting Specialist certificate program will train competent entry-level Film/Video office/administrative production assistants who can successfully get an entry-level job in the film / video production industry or continue with their education goals in one of the other Film Production program areas. Subject matter includes basic training in office procedures and applications, accounting and payroll, the production process, crew responsibilities and hierarchy, and the Ga. Film Tax Credit process. Hands on labs provide student with real world production simulations.

Program Details

  • Major Code: FIP1
  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 23

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

First Term
ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I4
COMP 1000Introduction to Computers3
Choose One: (Required)
FILM 1100GFA Introduction to On-Set Film Production6
FILM 1010Basic Skills of Film and Television Production I AND3
FILM 1020Basic Skills for Film and Television Production II3
Second Term
ACCT 1105Financial Accounting II4
ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting3
FILM 1070Film and Television Payroll/Vista3
Film & Television Production accounting assistant

Program Advisor
Dean-Douglas Bruce
Georgia School of Cinema

Admin. Assistant
Suzanne Lizana

Instructor – Chuck Kerr (IATSE)
Instructor – Lisa Clark (IATSE)
Instructor – Gary Pitts
Instructor - Andre Cohen  PGA

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107