Budgeting for Department Keys

  There are many different ways to present a department budget. Some people use an excel spreadsheet; some use a scarp of paper. Some budgets give you extraordinary detail, others a brief outline. As a department head you are responsible for the development, accurate tracking, and management of your department budget. You are being asked […]

Rigging and Lifts

In this 2-day practical course, participants will be guided thru the step-by-step procedures required for the safe rigging of various large overhead diffusion and bounces as it applies to condors, scissor lifts and telehandlers.     Read more here       

Introduction to Vista Accounting Software with Phil Doerksen

  During this two-day course, participants will receive an introduction to Vista accounting systems, which is used for Accounting Departments in the film and television industry. Using the classic vista program, the instructor will guide the participants through the basic operations of the program and relate it to the flow of preproduction, production and post-production. […]

Film and TV Lighting Intensive

Through a series of hands-on practical exercises, participants will learn about the various professional lighting techniques and tends in the film industry.   Read more here          

The Art of Negotiating & How to Land a Job

This one-day workshop is open to IA and DGC MB members who interview for their positions and negotiate their own deals memos with production managers.   Read More Here