Film and TV Production - On-Set Production Assistant I

Program Description

Film and TV Production – On-Set Production Assistant I certificate program will train competent entry-level Film/Video 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 On-Set production protocols, the pre-production / production / post-production process and crew responsibilities / hierarchy. Hands on labs provide student with real world Film and TV production simulations.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: FI31
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 15

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

Other Conditions for Admissions

FILM 1010 and FILM 1040 must be taken and passed with a grade of C or better before continuing on to FILM 1020 and FILM 1050.

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
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
FILM 1030Essentials of Film and Television Post-Production I3
Second Term
FILM 1040Film and TV Production Scheduling/Movie Magic3
FILM 1050Film and TV Production Budgeting/Movie Magic3
On-set production 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