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Meet Office Production Assistant Recent Graduates

Meet Office Production Assistant Recent Graduates

Meet Office Production Assistant Recent Graduates

Office PA, helps the production coordinator. Their job is to keep the office running smoothly. They answer phones, make copies, do runs. Smaller movies may not need (or be able to afford) office PAs, but every TV show has them. The writers write so many scripts, it’d be impossible to copy everything without a PA dedicated to the office.

Of course, there are production companies where you’ll serve the same basic function as an office PA when they’re shooting. That sort of job is more permanent than freelancing as either a set or office PA.

Office PAs have a pretty straight path to being a coordinator. They also interact with departments that spend more time around the office, like art, or the writers. Learning and networking is the real goal of a PA.

Register for December 5th Office Production Assistant Workshop – http://www.openriverspictures.com/december-4th-office-production-assistant-workshop/

Tammy & Miriam Studio

Tammy Williams CEO of Open Rivers Pictures interviews film industry professional and instructor Miriam Yacoub.

 

5 Comments on Meet Office Production Assistant Recent Graduates

  1. Bonita Cooper // December 8, 2015 at 12:15 am // Reply

    When are you going to have the next production assistant workshop after December 12th-13th? or are you having any in January 2016?

  2. Erica Lemons // June 27, 2016 at 1:03 am // Reply

    I noticed on Georgia’s film website, there are summer dates for upcoming workshops for Office Production Assistant. Are those summer dates correct?

  3. Lisa Hernandez // August 21, 2016 at 9:16 pm // Reply

    Had a great day at the recent Office PA workshop. It beat my expectations! Nathan (instructor) shared a comprehensive look at a day in the life of a Office PA; offered in an easy to follow format, complete with role playing, activities and handouts. The Resume advice was key for me.

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