|Program type||Weekday, Summer, Weekend|
|Meets||5 Week Program, Monday Through Friday 7:30 Am To 6 Pm|
At risk, low income
“Made In Ny” Production Assistant Training Program
We help jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement.
Motivated New York teens with an interest in a career in TV and film production now have a proven way to get into the business. Become a production assistant (PA) provides support to the rest of the crew on a production. PAs work on movies, TV shows, commercials, music videos and other productions. As a PA you may
Drive crew to and from set
Pick up equipment and purchase production supplies
Perform ‘lockup’ so that pedestrians don’t walk onto the film set
PA is the entry level position for the TV and film production industry – almost everyone starts out as a PA. After working as a PA for three to four years to gain experience and connections, you can move up into more skilled positions in specific crew departments.
This is a five-week training program for individuals who want to start a career in TV and film production. It leads to certification by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting and offers two years of job placement assistance.