GFA 2020 Lighting and Electric

GFA 2020: Lighting & Electric 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. Students will participate in goal-oriented class projects including power distribution, set protocol and etiquette, properly setting lamps, how to light a set to feature film standards, motion picture photography, etc. Upon completion of this course, the student will have a very solid and broad base of knowledge that includes, but is not limited to, the equipment, techniques, communications, specifications, department lingo, etc. used in the set lighting department. The student will also have an understanding of the behavior of light and how to manipulate and control it to feature film standards.


6 credits

Lab Hours



GFA 1000