This intensive 32-hour “Boot Camp” is an ideal way to learn the skills required to get your foot in the door in the film and television industry. Would you like the opportunity to learn the skills needed to work on a motion picture or television set? In Connecticut’s growing film industry, production assistants are the most sought-after, entry-level position in this exciting field. Skills learned include terminology, production organization and personnel, set etiquette and operations, radio communications, production office procedures, and understanding the various production forms, including call sheets and production reports. You will participate in mock-training exercises and learn all the basics about this position. Instruction also includes job search and interview techniques and how to make your resume attractive to producers and production managers. The course is taught by an experienced Assistant Director who is a member of the Directors Guild of America. Upon completion you will receive a certificate of completion. Prerequisite: High-school diploma. Cost: $499, materials and textbook included.

To register for the course, visit the Records Office, Founders Hall at Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Rd in Middletown. Register CRN: 2133. Please follow the steps for new students and current students. For course information contact Richard Lenoce, director of the Center for New Media at or (860) 343-5796.