The Georgia Film Academy is a collaboration of the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia created by state leadership to meet education and workforce needs for high demand careers in Georgia’s film and creative industries.
The GFA higher education program offers rigorous professional training, and may lead to union-covered film and television production craft internships and placement in creative industries apprenticeships and jobs.
The GFA is a unique-in-the-nation, state-wide effort which provides you with:
- Multi-disciplinary training by professionals in the film, TV and new media industries. In classroom course work coupled with on-set, hands-on training.
- Hands-on instruction and training working with a package of professional equipment (cameras, sound gear, lights, etc.) as well as production trucks, generators and sound studio space.
- Opportunity to work on “real world” projects in order to develop recognized film credits, through partnerships with professional productions.
- One-on-one job counseling to include resume preparation, job research and job placement outreach.
Current GFA Offerings
August 16 – December 7, 2021
GFA 1040 sec 3: Intro Film & TV Post-Production
Fridays, 9AM – 3PM (2 seats available)
GFA 1000 sec 12: Intro Film & TV Production
Thursdays 9AM – 3PM (4 seats available)
DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT, ESPORTS & GAME DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY
GFA 1500 sec 1: Introduction to Digital Entertainment, Esports & Game Development
Thursdays 10AM – 4PM (1 seat available)