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Georgian American Film Academy

Certificate Courses

Certificate Courses in Filmmaking

Above all, a filmmaker is a storyteller. The aim of the Georgian American Film Academy is to prepare an audio-visual storyteller who will create an original product and thus, be a professional in the art of filmmaking.

The Georgian American Film Academy is offering 2 levels of Certificate Courses (Professional and Basic) that gives students the opportunity to delve into the full cycle of filmmaking, from development to distribution.  Students will receive well-rounded knowledge in all aspects of filmmaking by means of practical education and working on real projects, using state of the art, modern technologies used in filmmaking, allowing them to create individual portfolios.   Students will thus master all the skills of a professional filmmaker that will pave their way to excellent career opportunities not only in the field of filmmaking but also in the fields commercial and television.

Studies begin on September 15th  

Workload and stages of the Certificate Course:  

  1. The first period is devoted to the theoretical part of script creation and other aspects of film production (directing, producing, cinematography, painting, editing).
  2. This period is dedicated to preparing the shooting of the film according to the scenarios (location search, casting, scenery and other logistical issues).  
  3. The final period is devoted to filming and its post-production (editing, sound design, color correction and music).

The acceptance criterion is a motivational letter, in which the applicant must submit a half-page motivational letter explaining his motivation and expectations related to the course  
 
Recommendations: 

  1. It is desirable to have an idea that you intend to develop into a screen that you will turn into a film with the help of the course.  
  2. The course is intensive, therefore, people busy with other activities, please note that the theoretical lectures of the first period of the 3-month course will be available online as well. Although it is recommended that you attend all classes, online recordings of the sessions will also be available.  

Regarding the practical part, please keep in mind that being physically present during this period will be important in order to improve your knowledge and skills.  

You can register until September 9. 
 
Tuition and payment  

During the given period, students enrolled in the program will receive a 30% discount, so their total tuition fee for the English-language Certificate Course in Filmmaking is $2,100 which includes the registration fee ($200).  

The tuition fee can be divided into 2 parts according to the following schedule: 

  1. Before registration (including September 9) - $1250 (equivalent in GEL)
  2. including October 10 - $850 (equivalent in GEL)  


Payment can be made in Basisbank, account: GE80BS0000000008736095 
 
Name of recipient: "University of Georgia" LLC. 
 
Please indicate "Georgian-American Film Academy" in the destination.  

Register     

Please note that the course schedule will be published here soon.  







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