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GFA: Motion Picture Set Lighting I

Important Course Information

Online Platform: Account Setup
Classes will be hosted online via Desire 2 Learn (D2L). USG ITS (University System of Georgia – Internet Technology Services) will create your D2L account. You will receive an email from the USG with the subject line of “GoVIEW-Georgia Virtual Instruction Enterprise Wide: Enrollment Confirmation” which will contain your username, log-on instructions, and D2L Help Desk contact information.

First Day of Class
Your first class meeting will be online via teleconference during your scheduled class meeting day and time. Prior to the first day, your instructor will send you the link to join the class teleconference.

Online Platform: Access
To access your course section(s), you will need to log onto Georgia GoVIEW. We encourage you to make sure you are able to log on BEFORE the first day of class so the USG ITS can troubleshoot any access or technical problems.

Georgia Tech-Savannah Alert: No On-Site Registration

REMINDER: There will be no on-site registration for this course. Please register by the registration deadline provided in the section summary box below.

Section Details

Course Code: INTD
Course ID: 3101P
Term: 202100
CRN: 21377
Section: AU3
CEU: 8.80

Course Administrator


Class Schedule

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturdays, Aug 21-Dec 4

No class on Nov 27



  • Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook: Film Lighting Equipment, Practice, and Electrical Distribution by Harry Box (ISBN-13: 978-0240810751)




  • Laptop or desktop computer (PC or Mac) with Internet Access
  • Access to a printer
  • Work gloves
  • Multi-tool
  • Pen, pencil, notepad
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Clothing appropriate for physical labor


  • All content presented in class, including the syllabus and requirements for the Georgia Film Academy (GFA) Internship program, will be in the D2L online learning system. Any students unable to access materials should email GFA’s Manager of Curriculum and Instruction, Dan Kelly, at for access, and please include the following information:
    • Instructor
    • Day/Time of Class
    • Location of Class
    • Home Institution