Vancouver Island North Film Commission offering course in Parksville

The B.C. Motion Picture Orientation course will be offered May 14 and 15 at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre

  • May. 10, 2016 6:00 a.m.

The Vancouver Island North Film Commission is offering a two-day course to receive a certificate to work on film sets.

The workshop offers insight on how the industry works, outlines the screening process for entry-level positions and provides functional skills necessary for finding jobs in the film and new media industries.

The BC Motion Picture Orientation course will be offered May 14 and 15 at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre(132 Jensen Ave.). It costs $175 and includes the ACTSAFE certificate.

Joan Miller, the film commissioner for the region, said there won’t be another course like this offered for at least a year.

To register online, go to www/picatic.com/event14617961638767.

For more information, call 250-287-2772 or email film.info@infilm.ca or visit www.infilm.ca.

— submitted by IN Film