Are you interested in working on a film set?
UBC FILM PRODUCTION PROGRAM OFFERS A WEEKEND WORKSHOP
Motion Picture Industry Orientation
Course dates: Sept 10/11, 2016
Location: UBC Theatre-Film Production Building
Room 104 – 6358 University Blvd
Developed in partnership with film industry union guilds, this course provides you with the information you need to know before you work on set. Topics include: growth and trends in the B.C. film industry; demands and challenges of working in film; set etiquette and protocol; job classifications and descriptions; reading and understanding a call sheet; logistics of employment; importance of interpersonal skills; on-set safety considerations.
The Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course is a two-day introduction to working in dramatic film and television production (primarily on-set). It is mandatory for application to most film labour organizations in BC.
Course fee: $150.00.
Topics the course covers:
- An overview of the BC film industry
- An overview of BC union structure
- The Five Stages of Film Production
- Descriptions and responsibilities of the different film set job
- Film set etiquette, protocol, behavior and terminology
- Set procedure – the efficient order of work on a film set
- Understanding the Call Sheet
- Film set safety
To sign up contact Zanna firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Julia Courtenay has worked in the film industry primarily as a First Assistant Director for 15 years in England and in Canada. She has served as the Training Coordinator for the Directors Guild of Canada, BCDC. Familiar with all types of union and non-union production from very high budget, to no-budget student production, she currently freelances at Langara, VSF, InFocus Film School and UBC.