For hosting our recent International Bootcamps
in Limerick, Ireland
Welcome to PA Bootcamp
The Original and Most Trusted Job Training Program.
Serving the Film, TV and Commercial Industry for Over 10 years, we are THE Program
professionally trusted to produce top quality Set and Office P.A.s
who are ready to work immediately.
P.A. Bootcamp is not a school. Not a class. Not a seminar. Not a powerpoint presentation.
P.A. Bootcamp is a Two-Day thorough, intensive, real-world JOB TRAINING program.
Our goal is to mold you into the kind of Set/Office P.A. shows want to hire.
If you are going to work as a P.A., wouldn't it be better to know what is going on all
around you? We prepare you thoroughly and completely for the job of Production Assistant,
which is your first step into the entertainment industry as it has been for many
highly successful producers, directors and crew currently working in the industry.
FROM PREP TO POST
- All production paperwork
- Production terminology
- Hands on radio training with radios (walkie talkies) & Surv. Mics
- Set protocol, i.e. "do's and don'ts"
- How the A.D. team functions
- Other crew departments function and interaction
- Gear and supplies
- The Office P.A. (Distribution, Sides, Script Revisions)
- How to anticipate the needs of your production
- Lock-Ups, Call Outs, Daily & Nightly duties
- Film and TV versus commercials/videos/low budget P.A.
- Preparing your resume
- Where to find production jobs and navigating an industry career path
Not all types of productions are the same. One skill set is not necessarily applicable to ALL shows. P.A. Bootcamp trains for ALL types of production.
big and small budgets, Episodic TV, Reality shows, Commercials, Music videos, Streaming Shows, Student Films, Short Films
Final payments are due in full by the morning of the first day of camp.
For Deposits: We accept Paypal, Cash, Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order made payable to "PA Bootcamp"
For final balance due at the camp location, we accept Credit Cards, Check, Cash or Money Order. Make checks payable to "P.A. Bootcamp"
Reschedule & Cancellation Policy:
The $80 deposit is not refundable and applies ONLY to the weekend you sign up for.
We are not able control our attendee count. People drop out, people cancel, people do not show up, this is not something we are able to predict. Average "size" is 14.