Are you unsure where to begin?
Have you completed a film degree and are wondering, “Now what?”
Film Industry Training Seminars (F.I.T.S.) is the answer you’ve been looking for! Kenny Chaplin brings to you fifteen years in the trenches of the Hollywood film industry. With road weary tales from the field to augment the material, you’ll learn how to become an unforgettable film assistant on any size of production, from multi million dollar films, to photo shoots, and down to even the smallest budgeted student film.
He instructs participants in the day-to-day requirements of working as a film set assistant on location and in the studio. With his manual, examples, and motion picture production forms, you’ll learn about the following:
Day 1 – Sat, Jan 16th 10am – 5pm
• Pre-Production & Production
• The Directors Team
• Your First Day
• Set Protocol & Etiquette
• Walkie Talkie procedures
Day 2 – Sun, Jan 17th 10am – 5pm
• Other PA jobs
• Background Performers
• Script Breakdown
• Production Paperwork
• Set Safety and Protocol
• Guilds, Unions, & Accounting
• Resume building, interview skills and Job search techniques
Lunch will be provided both days- sandwiches, soup, salad, fruit, chips, cookie and tea or soda.
$125 for members $175 non-members
Early Registration Discount in effect through 12/30/15.
After 12/30: $150 for members, $200 non-members
Cancellation Policy: Cancel by Jan 3rd and you will receive an 85% refund. On Jan 4th all sales become final.
Chris Tung took our class in 2011, here’s what he had to say about it:
“When I tell people about how I started in film, I always say it started after I attended FIlmDayton’s seminar. I learned about the film commission and that employers look at the film commission website for crew. I immediately put my resume on the Commission website and was contact within a couple weeks for a job as a production assistant. Haven’t stopped working since.”
Chris now works for Netflix.