GPP is proud to partner with the Atlanta Film Society to help make the P.A. Academy Training Available to the public 3 to 4 times per year.
The PA Academy
This two day, boot camp-style Production Assistant training workshop is perfect for those just starting their career as a PA as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on-set production assistant working on commercials, industrials, music videos, independent films, television series and studio features.
For More Information – Please visit: http://thepaacademy.org/
These are other training resources available in Georgia for those interested in the Entertainment sector.
(Listings are in alphabetical order and do not imply endorsements)
City of Atlanta Entertainment Training Program
Open to City of Atlanta residents, this program is a made possible through a partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment, IATSE Local 479, the film industry, and the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency (AWDA).
Clayton State University
Film and Digital Media Center
Department of Film and Media Studies
Georgia Film Academy
A collaborative effort between the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, the academy supports workforce needs in the film, television and digital entertainment industries. Participating Universities:
- Clayton State University
- Columbus State University
- Georgia College
- Georgia Piedmont Technical College
- Georgia State University
- Gwinnett Technical College
- Kennesaw State University
- Savannah Technical College
- Southern Crescent Technical College
- University of West Georgia
IATSE Local 479 Education Programs
IATSE represents the people behind the scenes, and is dedicated to the principles of trade unionism and the representation of every worker employed in our crafts, based on the IATSE’s long history of pursuing fair wages and working conditions for its members. Any Georgia or Alabama resident may petition to join Local 479 as a new member or by transfer from from a different IA local.
L.A. Stunt Training
L.A. Stunts offers professional stunt training for film and TV at their 3,000 square foot facility in Buford, GA.
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
Animation, Film and Television, Motion Media Design, Previsualization, Sound Design, Sound Editing, Technical Direction, Visual Effects
University of Georgia
Department of Theatre and Film Studies
University of North Georgia
Film and Digital Media
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Operator and Flight Training
The growing use of drones is changing the way that movies and TV shows are made, giving consumers a new perspective on the action. UAS Offers basic to advanced training.