Ever dreamed of working on the set of a Hollywood blockbuster? If so, you should consider attending the Production Assistant Training Seminar (P.A.T.S.). The Department of Media, Journalism and Film hosts this two-day live seminar on Sept. 15 and 16. The seminar runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Craig Hall room 203 on both days.
The Production Assistant Training Seminar (P.A.T.S.) provides on-location training for entry-level production assistants. The seminar provides a thorough orientation of the entertainment industry. By learning the proper etiquette and procedures from seasoned filmmakers, participants will walk confidently onto any commercial, television, new media, fashion shoot, theatre or movie set.
Kenny Chaplin (DGA Assistant Director) brings his sixteen years in the trenches of the Hollywood film industry to Springfield, MO. He has worked hand-in-hand with directors David Mamet, Terrence Malick, Ang Lee, and Ridley Scott. He has ‘wrangled’ Dustin Hoffman, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Sean Penn, and Eva Longoria and has worked on the films “End of Days”, “Dude, Where’s My Car”, “Body of Lies”, “Runaway Jury”, “The Thin Red Line” and “Moby Dick”. Do not miss the opportunity to learn from his experience!
Seminar participants will receive the following benefits:
- Comprehensive manual
- Download of 65+ industry standard forms
- Entry into the P.A.T.S. National database
- Video and PowerPoint Presentations
- Instruction by industry professionals
- Certificate of completion
- P.A.T.S. News!
The cost of the seminar is $135 for students with their student I.D., and $165 for the general public. The first ten Missouri State University students to register for the seminar will only pay $115.
For more information or to register for the seminar, visit www.patrainingseminar.com, or call 1-800-579-1570.