Developed in partnership between Creative BC, MPPIA, and industry labour organizations, the Motion Picture Industry Orientation course is a comprehensive, mandatory course that provides you with the information you need to know before working on a film set.
Topics include growth and trends in the BC motion picture industry, the collaborative nature of the industry, demands and challenges of working in film, on-set protocols and language, film job classifications and descriptions, reading and understanding a call sheet, importance of interpersonal skills, on-set safety considerations and best practices.
A few details to remember:
• Your certificate will be issued in your name and mailed to you upon successful completion of the course
• When registering, please ensure that you provide the name of the person who will be attending the course, along with a CURRENT AND COMPLETE mailing address; failure to do so may lead to a significant delay in receiving your certificate
• You do not need to bring anything, however, you may like to bring a notebook or laptop to take notes
• You will receive a reminder email approximately two days before your course begins
- We have a strict, full fee 48-hour cancellation policy. If we receive your cancellation notice less than 48 hours before your course begins, you will not be issued a refund.
- If you provide notice of cancellation within the timeline above, you will receive a refund minus a $30 administration fee
- If you need to rebook, please notify us 48 hours prior. Any rebooking after this period will incur a $25 fee.