Developed in partnership between Creative BC, MPPIA, and industry labour organizations, the Motion Picture Industry Orientation course is a comprehensive, mandatory course that provides you with the information you need to know before working on a film set. Topics include growth and trends in the BC motion picture industry, the collaborative nature of the industry, demands and challenges of working in film, on-set protocols and language, film job classifications and descriptions, reading and understanding a call sheet, importance of interpersonal skills, on-set safety considerations and best practices.
This course is offered at a variety of organizations and institutions including:
- Act Safe: https://www.actsafe.ca/motion-picture-industry-orientation-course-and-exam/
- Capilano University: https://cs.capilanou.ca/courses–programs/courses/motion-picture-industry-orientation-mpio/
- InFocus School: https://infocusfilmschool.com/motion-picture-industry-orientation/
- Vancouver Film School: https://vfs.edu/programs/motion-picture-orientation
- Royal Roads: https://pcs.royalroads.ca/motion-picture-industry-orientation-online