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ACTSAFE BC - Motion Picture Safety 101 - Free

Motion Picture Safety 101 is required by all BC motion picture unions.

"This general safety workshop is designed specifically for the motion picture and television industry. Requirement to become an associate member with the Directors Guild of Canada as well as a permittee with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 669 (IATSE 669), the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 891 (IATSE 891) and the Teamsters Local 155. Great for beginners and veterans alike."

Plus it's good common sense to be educated in safety procedures in the industry where you wish to work.

https://www.actsafe.ca/courses/motion-picture-safety-awareness/

Production Assistant - A Day on a Film Set

Introduction to A Day on a Film Set as a Production Assistant. This training film will help you understand the basics of being a Production Assistant (PA) on set.

A Day on the Set

 

Understanding The Call Sheet

Introduction to How to Read a Call Sheet. Understand the terms and what to look for.

Revenge of the Sage: Wells Gray Rides Again Call Sheet

How to Read a Call Sheet

 

The Construction Coordinator - Set Building

Introduction to the job of a Construction Coordintor by Barry Warkenton IATSE 891 member.

Filmed in Chase and west of Kamloops in the Thompson-Nicola Region, British Columbia.

Construction Coordinator

 

Visit Creative BC's website for a comprehensive list of motion picture post-secondary institutions (here).

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in Kamloops offers Film Studies including Film Camera Fundamentals (here) plus Communications & New Media courses (here).