Savannah Technical College has selected John Grace as its technical film instructor. In this role, Grace is responsible for oversight of all instruction, curriculum development, administrative and budgetary aspects for the College’s on-site film production assistant program with the Georgia Film Academy.
Grace has more than 25 years of experience in film production with nearly two decades working as a film and media educator. He co-founded the South- West Institute of Film and Television in 1997. Selected credits include: Better Call Saul; Whisky, Tango Foxtrot; Breaking Bad; The Space Between Us; Independence Day – Resurgence; Longmire; and many more.
He attended the University of Denver and University of New Mexico. He also has participated in and led multiple workshops and seminars.
The projected film industry growth in Georgia during the next three to five years will generate 3,000 to 5,000 new jobs, and the average earnings for jobs on set are $84,000 a year. That’s why Georgia has launched the Georgia Film Academy, a unique-in-the-nation, statewide initiative to prepare Georgia citizens for these high demand careers. For more information visit: www.savannahtech.edu/GA-Film.