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Production Co-ordinator training course

Date Posted: March 14, 2016

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a Production Co-ordinator training course commencing April 2016. The course is free and aimed at anyone currently working in production in a junior position who would like to get a better understanding of the role of a Co-ordinator/Assistant co-ordinator.

The course will cover drama, animation & factual from pre-production through to delivery and will include the career trajectory for each genre.

The course will be held each Saturday from 9th April – 28th May at a Belfast venue and will be led by a local Production Manager but will also include relevant guest speakers throughout the course.

The course will cover:

  • The responsibilities of the Production Co-ordinator
  • Project management
  • Understanding budgets & scheduling
  • HR – advertising, crewing, interviewing, contracts and deal memos
  • Setting up the production office
  • Accounting procedures
  • Dealing with cast/agents, child licensing
  • Health & safety, insurance, legal & copyright
  • Travel & shipping
  • Shoot paperwork
  • Accountability
  • Post-production
  • Wrap & delivery

Finally, you will complete a First Aid In The Workplace training course which if successful, you will receive a certificate that will be valid for three years.

To apply for a place on this course, please send your CV to [email protected] with a cover letter stating why you want to participate in the course. We have a limited number of places available and only those who can show at least two screen credits working in a junior role will be considered.

Closing date for application is Monday 21st March 2016.

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