Film and TV Production - Scenic Technician II

Program Description

Expanding on the fundamentals gained from the Film Basic Set Construction, this course broadens the exploration and understanding of advanced construction processes and techniques, specialized materials and unique tool usage as it pertains to the Film industry. Continued hands on exposure to advanced techniques for film set construction, painting, texturing, faux finishing, foam sculpting and exterior facade creation are included in this offering. Students will create a set concept and materials budget estimate. Math and Geometry used in set construction applications will be reviewed.

Program Details

  • Major Code: FAT1
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
  • Minimum Length of Program: 1 Term
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 16

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
FILM 2010Advanced Skills for Film and TV Production I3
FILM 2020Advanced Skills for Film and TV Production II3
FILM 2080Film and TV Adv. Set Construction and Scenic Paint I3
FILM 2090Film and TV Adv. Set Construction and Scenic Paint II3
Choose one of the following:
FILM 2550GFA Film Practicum/Internship OR6
FILM 2900Film and TV Production Practicum/Internship4
Workshop with woodworking stations.

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