Production Assistants (PAs) help with maintaining the set during the filming day. This entry level role is where many film workers begin their careers.
A DGC BC member PA performs similar duties as the PA Helper, with some additional responsibilities and expectation of more experience and knowledge.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this role usually bring to the work.
- Completion of motion picture training including Motion Picture Industry Orientation, Motion Picture General Safety, WHMIS, Traffic Control.
- Directors Guild of Canada, BC District Council courses, as applicable.
- Working knowledge of on set protocol.
- No experience necessary.
Many job roles in the motion picture industry are represented by a union or guild.
If you see a logo below, the role may be covered by a union or guild. Please consult those organizations to understand the requirements (such as certification, licensing or work experience) to join as a member.