2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FILM 1350 - GFA Electrical and Lighting

Prerequisite: FILM 1100  
This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge of electrical distribution and set lighting on a motion picture or episodic television set in order to facilitate their entry and advancement in the film business. The course is offered in collaboration with the Georgia Film Academy. Topics include: the role of the Electric Department on a film or episodic TV production; workflow within the Electric Department from preproduction until after wrap is called, safety procedures; proper etiquette; electrical distribution for the set; selecting lighting choices in regard to color, quality, and quantity in order to support the script; producing and controlling lighting in regards to color, quality, quantity, and direction; the relationship between light and the camera/lenses; and tasks performed by a lighting technician on a typical day on the set. Contact hours: Class - 4.5, Lab - 3. Credit hours: 6 (T)