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“Training was rigorous but fun! I bonded with my cyclemates and many of us are still in contact. We look out for each other by fielding each other gigs and encouraging one another via group chat. The most difficult part was learning so much info in such a short span of time. Four weeks flew by so quickly!”
We can help you access your potential in the film and television industry, but there are a few things you should know about work as a Production Assistant first (we talk more about these in our regularly-scheduled information sessions).
Applying is a highly competitive process; the following are our core eligibility requirements:
This program requires a two-year commitment to developing your career in TV/film production. Please do not apply if you are employed full-time, enrolled in school, or plan to enroll in school in the next two years. This program is specifically funded to help individuals from low-income backgrounds who do not have significant experience in – or access to – this industry. You are not eligible for this program if you have more than 2 years of paid media, radio, print, production, post production or theater experience; you have supervised production assistants (paid or unpaid); or you have a Master’s or Doctorate degree.
Are you ready to work hard, gain industry experience, and make your mark? Attend an information session to fill out an application and meet with program staff to learn more about the program. A limited number of training spots are available. Applications are accepted year round on a first-come first-serve basis, and training classes are held at least four times a year. Attend an information session to receive detailed information regarding training dates.