Regularly scheduled seminars for professionals and students are presented around the state throughout the year. These 1 and 2-day workshops range from professional development for current industry professionals, to television and film basics for college students and those new to the profession who want to go to the next level.

Past seminars led by nationally known experts included: Final Cut Pro editing, screenwriting, lift safety, marketing and distribution, casting, and more.

2017-18 Schedule

Date, topics, and presenters subject to change.


Nov. 11-12, 2017
Trident Technical College, Building 950, Room 251
7000 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC29406

The South Carolina Film Commission and Trident Technical College will hold a two-day P.A. Boot Camp on Nov. 11-12, at the Media Arts Building (950), Room 251 on Trident Tech's North Charleston campus. Jody Brockway, a veteran of the production industry, will lead the workshop with a crew of highly-experienced set Production Assistants. Topics will be introduced through discussion and hands-on training, including all production paperwork, radio training, set protocol, how the A.D. team functions, and gear & supplies. The seminar will also discuss how best to prepare a resume and how to find PA positions.

The workshop is free and open to South Carolina residents age 18 and older. Space is limited and registration is required.

Registrations opening soon. Contact Sarah Fralin for more information.

*NOTE: We ask that only individuals who are serious about seeking employment as a Production Assistant participate. Also, this is a 2-day workshop -- we ask that only individuals who can commit to attending BOTH Saturday and Sunday sessions register, once registrations open.*

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