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Cinema South Filmmaking Course

Cinema South Filmmaking Course

Film making is best learnt by actually making a movie and Georgia reportedly gets its first ever real film making course with Open Rivers Film Academy. Entitled as “Cinema South Filmmaking Class”, the futuristic course has assured hands-on training for the emerging and new film-makers of the State, with enrollment starting on May 15th.

Cinema South Filmmaking Course



 In the State of Georgia, there are film schools for aspiring filmmakers to choose from, but it is Cinema South Filmmaking course that engage students in the essentials of filmmaking, and afford hands-on training to best prepare them to achieve a successful career in film.

Beyond the fundamentals and hands on training, Cinema South Filmmaking course has secured international distribution that will allow student to work on an international distributed film that will garner each student an IMDB credit.

“Most film-makers, especially, first time film-makers don’t understand that they need to secure distribution before they begin producing their film,” stated Alvin Williams, who will serve as producer of this course. “We teach the student how to work a film backwards, which is the proper and cost saving ways to produce a film,” continued Alvin.

Cinema South Filmmaking Workshop featured production will be an Inspirational/Family film called, Ernie & Cerbie.


Students gain invaluable experience, script development, script break-down, directing, shooting, serving as integral crewmembers, marketing, publicity, creating a sales sheet, creating a marketing plan and other invaluable aspects of producing and marketing a film, and experience first-hand what it’s like to be a part of a film production.

From the first day of class, students, gaining crucial knowledge in the film making process. Students study under tutelage of working professional filmmakers who provide invaluable insight into everything from how to operate state-of-the-art equipment to finding success as a filmmaker in the State of Georgia and beyond.


When taking Cinema South Filmmaking Workshop, students can expect to learn the following filmmaking aspects..

Create Treatment/Synopsis Budgeting and Scheduling Production Secretary
Script Writing Lighting Package Unit Manager
Script Break-Down The Camera Package Assistant Director
Location Scouting Sync-Sound Production Coordinator
Producing Post Production Business Of Film Making
Casting Film Studies Film Distribution
Production Hands-on Camera and Lighting Develop The Sales Sheet
Line Producing 2nd Unit Creating The Marketing Plan
Directing Behind The Scenes Film Financing/Tax Credits
Cinematography Pre-Production, Production, Post Production Sound Design
Production Design Sound Stage Scene Foley
How to set up base camp Kraft Services Wardrobe
Hair Make-up Special Effects
Animal Wrangling Stunts & Safety Precision Driving



Students interested in enrolling in Cinema South Filmmaking course click the Paypal Button below for registration and other course information.


OVERVIEW – 12-Weeks

The Evening Workshop is the ideal program for individuals who must balance filmmaking with other responsibilities. Designed for students with little or no filmmaking experience, the course meets three evenings a week from 7:00-9:30pm in Fayetteville, GA located in the Pinewood Production Centre. Films are shot on the weekends. In addition, some classes may be held on Saturdays.

Cinema South Filmmaking Course Class Schedule

  • August 25th & 26th
  • September 1st & 2nd
  • September 8th & 9th
  • September 15th & 16th
  • September 29th & 30th
  • October 6th & 7th
  • October 13th & 14th
  • October 20th & 21st
  • October 27th & 28th
  • November 3rd & 4th
  • November 10th & 11th


The Evening Workshop gives students the instruction they need while allowing them to fulfill other obligations during the day through the work week. All classes are geared toward providing the building blocks needed to create a film. The Evening Workshop is comprised of approximately 100 hours of class time and production.

The first six weeks, students have a pre-production period to cast, scout locations, crewing the film.

In the second six weeks, is devoted to production and post-production. Student are paired in their areas of interest to gain intensive hands-on training. Students rotate among the key crew positions of director of photography, assistant camera, and gaffer/grip.

The course culminates in a screening of the students’ films, which is open to cast, crew, family, and friends. Upon the successful completion of the course, students are eligible to submit their script ideas to be part of Cinema South Filmmaking course where their idea will be created and produced for film and receive a Cinema South Filmmaking Course diploma.  Students will be informed of the official release date of the film into the market-place.


Course Pricing:


Course Begins:  August 25, 2016

Any question about class contact us at: 770-716-6736 or

Production Company: TammyDele Films

Producer:  Alvin Williams & Tammy Williams

Director:  Tammy Williams

Director of Photography: Jesse Scimeca

StoryBoard:  John Riddle

Composers:  Alvin Williams & Vince Simms

Story By:  Alvin V. Williams

Written By: Alvin V. Williams & Jon Kohan

U.S. Distributor: Faithwerks

International Distributor: Engine 15 Media

9 Comments on Cinema South Filmmaking Course

  1. Lisa Walsh // June 7, 2016 at 8:16 pm // Reply

    Is the filmmaking course still open for registration?

  2. Shellie Edwards // June 14, 2016 at 10:53 pm // Reply

    Is there still space for film making course

  3. Roger Herrera // July 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm // Reply

    Hi guys!!! I signed up for the film making course, is there a schedule in place yet or how do I find out about When and Where exactly classes begin?

  4. interested in something for the day time. I work overnight and cannot attend with this scheduling. Are there plans for a morning/afternoon class?

  5. Shellie Edwards // August 21, 2016 at 6:29 pm // Reply

    Can we have the updated email for classes starting tomorrow we see 7 but need specific location

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