Developed with help from the Greater Cleveland Film Commission and working professionals in the Ohio entertainment industry, the Production Assistant certificate program is geared toward independent filmmakers, veterans, recent high school or college graduates, or those seeking to change careers. 

This streamlined series of courses provides maximum professional instruction in a fraction of the time, with the aim of training a workforce for hire at entry-level positions on broadcast, film, commercial or industrial production sets in Northeast Ohio and the surrounding region. Trainees will gain expert insights into the industry and connect with local professionals and fellow trainees. 

After completing the PA certificate, trainees are guaranteed a position on the Tri-C Short Film Intensive, where they work with professionals who can hire or recommend trainees for hire on future projects.

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