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5227.7 – Production assistants

Production assistants provide support duties related to broadcasting and to the production of motion pictures and the performing arts, such as preparing schedules, setting up equipment, and making travel arrangements to various shooting locations.


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  • Production assistant

Employment requirements Help

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of college courses in broadcasting, theatre arts or a related field
    a period of on-the-job training.

Workplaces/employers Help

  • Theatre and stage companies
  • Recording studios
  • Motion picture and video production companies
  • Television and radio stations and networks

Occupational options Help

  • Progression to related technical occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting or the performing arts is possible with additional training or experience.
  • There may be an overlap in duties among occupations in this unit group, depending on the size of the production or broadcasting studio.

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