FP31 Film Production – Grip and Rigging Technician l, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 12

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare entry level workers for a job as a production assistant assigned to the Grip / Rigging Department in the film and TV/video production industry, with an emphasis in the day-to-day working environment of stage production and on-location production operation. With skills in Grip Department protocol, proficiency in industry standard equipment, operations and logistical support, knowledge of workplace and production hierarchy and the overall production business, these student will possess the skill-set to enter the highly competitive film and TV production marketplace with an advantage over their untrained counterparts.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

James Perkins, B.S., Program Coordinator

Email: James.perkins@sctech.edu

Phone: (770) 467-4485

Program Courses

First Term

FILM 1100GFA Introduction to On-Set Film Production


Second Term

FILM 1450GFA Grip and Rigging