The Michigan film industry offers opportunities for jobs as film production assistants and Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City has a way to help you get started. Now you can learn more about the film industry and what it takes to work as a production assistant on a film crew. In a four-day course you’ll learn:

  • set and operation basics
  • roles of crew members
  • survival vocabulary
  • intro to grip and lighting
  • essential set etiquette

Filmmaker Rich Brauer and crew teach this 20-hour boot camp designed to expand your understanding of film making while you learn essential production assistant skills. This is for you if you want to:

  • learn more about the film making process
  • explore film career possibilities
  • become a production assistant for regional (or beyond) projects

The cost is $395. For information on when this course will be offered, call NMC Extended Education at (231) 995-1700.