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Production Assistant Skills Bootcamp

February 19 2024 @ 11:00 am 5:00 pm

Level up your Production Assistant skills with a Six-Weeks Skills Bootcamp?

Free practical training with guaranteed interview.

Six-Week Free Production Assistant Skills Bootcamp, this bootcamp is designed to further develop and support aspiring individuals keen to understand what it takes to be a production assistant and thrive in the Film and TV entertainment industry.

It’s not all about being in front of the camera. What about the cameramen and women, the location managers, set designers, runners, coordinators, production team the people that make it all happen behind the camera?

During the intensive workshop with industry specialists, you will learn the Ins and Outs of being a production assistant:

  • Coordinating schedules & Call Sheet Training
  • Managing equipment and safety along with understanding set etiquettes.
  • Researching
  • How the industry works & Surviving as a Freelancer
  • Industry Guest Speaker
  • Production Planning
  • Assisting with set design along with handling logistics and much more

Whether you’re a film enthusiast looking to break into the industry or a seasoned professional seeking to enhance your skill set, this bootcamp is for you.

Network with industry experts, gain valuable insights, and build a foundation of relationships and a community for a successful career as a production assistant.

Production specialist producers and mentors will guide you with hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios, giving you a taste of the fast-paced and dynamic world of production.

This opportunity to kickstart or further develop your journey within a tough nut-to-crack industry, with Guaranteed interviews upon completing your training.

VMI is proud to be offering this course with training provider JGA, who is a well-established and fast growing apprenticeship, training and career management organisation, rated Ofsted “Good” and with ESFA approval.

JGA was awarded the 2021 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Promoting Opportunity,  West London Business Best Education & Training Provider 2023 and AAC Creative and Design Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2023.

Course being delivered by

  • Executive Producer, Simon Poon Tip
    • Award-winning producer of 30+ years, specialising in music videos and commercials, having covered such illustrious artists such as Bjork, Oasis, Craig David and others.  Simon has won several industry awards for his work including Design and Art Direction, Brit Award, MOBO Award and Music Video Award (MVA).
  • Creative Director, Ellis Gilbert
    • Ellis creative direction for Soho Yacht Club, Cortiez, AJ Tracey and several others.  Ellis’s fresh style, easy going nature and creative thinking have made him a powerhouse of ideas.

Limited places, applications deadline Sunday 21st January with Screening & Registration on Monday 22nd January 2024.

Eligibility criteria for the course. 

  • Aged 19+​
  • Have a right to Work and Live in the UK.
  • Not currently in employment, which can include a freelancer who has not worked in the seven days. ​
  • Not in education, funded training or already enrolled in another Skills Bootcamp​
  • Interest in a career in the Film and TV sector.
  • Valid British Passport, UK birth Certificate, Settlement Status login details or Biometric Resident permit (with permission to work & valid for more than 6mths). 
  • Proof of address in their name .
  • Universal Credit Statement (If applicable). 

As places are limited, applicants who can provide all evidence will be prioritised. 


VMI London

Unit 7, Victoria Industrial Estate, Victoria Road
London, W3 6UU United Kingdom
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Thank you to our sponsors, without whom the course would not be possible

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