Programs

Georgia Film Academy On-Set Production Assistant

Program Details

  • Major Code: GF21
  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 18

Program Description

This program is offered in collaboration with the Georgia Film Academy. It provides an introduction to the skills used in on-set film production, including all forms of narrative media which utilize film-industry standard organizational structure, professional equipment, and on-set procedures. In addition to the use of topical lectures and instructional resources, the course includes demonstrations of equipment and set operations as well as hands-on learning experiences. Students will learn film production organizational structure; job descriptions and duties in various film craft areas; film equipment functions and protocols; how the various film craft related to one-another on a working set as well as how and why they all must operate in sync; and networking and
self-marketing skills.

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.

TermCourseTitleCredits
First Term
FILM 1100GFA Introduction to On-Set Film Production6
Second Term
FILM 1510GFA Set Construction and Painting6
FILM 2550GFA Film Practicum/Internship6
on-set production assistant

Program Advisor
Dean-Douglas Bruce
Georgia School of Cinema
douglas.bruce@sctech.edu
770-467-6039

Admin. Assistant
Suzanne Lizana
suzanne.lizana@sctech.edu

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

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
sharon.craft@sctech.edu
706-646-6143
Griffin Campus
Room 107