Assistant Director Trainee
Directors Guild-Producer Training PlanLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Do you have a passion for below-the-line film & television production? Getting paid while learning on-the-job? Eager to join the DGA as a 2nd Assistant Director?
The Assistant Directors Training Program is now accepting applications for our 2021 season! Interested candidates must submit a completed application, online by November 9, 2020 to be considered.
Who We Are...
The mission of the Directors Guild--Producer Training Plan is to provide motion picture and television industry training as directed by the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers and the Directors Guild of America.
The Assistant Directors Training Program recruits a diverse group of applicants from across the United States and provides selected candidates with education, training and paid experience in professional settings, facilitating their development into successful Assistant Directors. The Training Program's ultimate goal is to provide the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers with Assistant Directors of the highest quality and professionalism.
The Directors Guild-Producer Training Plan offers safety training to Directors Guild of America covered employees and provides seminars covering current changes to collective bargaining agreements and local, state and federal filming regulations; to all motion picture and television industry employees, working within the classifications of Unit Production Manager and Assistant Director.
* Note that we do not train participants to be producers. This program offers training specifically to learn the craft of an assistant director.
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