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The Georgia Film Academy

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 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.

The GFA semester schedule follows the eCore Common Academic Calendar.

GFA enrolls students for fall, spring and summer sessions.

Student Resources

Film Production Degrees

Film Production of Antigone

For questions about the Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) degree partnership, contact the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

Phone: (678) 466-4716 | Email Jonathan Harris

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Continuing Education

Film and Digital Media students

For questions about the Georgia Film Academy as continuing education, please contact Film and Digital Media. Continuing education registration information is provided at least 2 months in advance of each session.

Phone: (678) 466-5085 | Email Film and Digital Media

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Georgia Film Academy

Georgia Film Academy Class

For questions or more information about the Georgia Film Academy, please contact Academics Coordinator Carla Frazier Bah.

Email Carla Frazier Bah