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DOC Production Assistant Course

Jul 4, 2023 - Aug 27, 2024

$500 Enroll

Full course description

We have an amazing opportunity for a Production Assistant training course in Missoula, MT that will be held at the Roxy Theater during their MTFF festival on Oct. 12-13th (Thursday/Friday) from 9am-5pm each day. The festival will also provide full festival screening tickets for all participants of the PA course.

"The Montana Film Festival has always been a working filmmaker's festival. We love having filmmakers from all stages of their careers watching films together and planning for their next big project.  By partnering with AccelerateMT, we get to meet the next generation of filmmakers as they start their journey and look forward to seeing their names in the credits of films in years to come."


Full tribal scholarship available and apply with the link below: 

We also have full scholarships for Enrolled Tribal members. Here is the link to the scholarship application for enrolled members:

However, any one can take the course and register here. We also have  partnership with  Nova Vento Productions 145 Southlake Crest, Polson, MT

They are doing a TV show and have agreed to hire 1-2 or more of our graduates for September-October. 

This Introduction to Production with an emphasis on training to become a Production Assistant. This PA course will focus on film lingo, equipment names, paperwork, and walkie-talkie protocol. 


The creator of this PA course, Lynn-Wood Fields, is an Award-winning filmmaker, producer and educator. Her work has since gone on to screen at over 50 film festivals and venues globally. She also interviewed industry professionals from Netflix, Amazon, NBC and other productions to get their “pro-tips” on what they would like PA’s to know before working on sets.  Lynn-Wood also created a database that connects productions to crew. Previous PA graduates from her courses have gone on to work for Yellowstone TV series, 1923, NBC, JK Simmons productions, Into the Wild and many more. 

Upon Class Completion:  

Participants will receive a Course Completion Certificate that attests to the content that was provided in training. Additionally, they will receive a link to valuable resources including the class syllabus, example production company protocols, and much more. 

They will be given the opportunity to be listed in Media Training Center database of those who have completed this training and which is a valuable and well-used resource to productions filming in Montana currently and in future.  Anyone from this PA course will get a virtual badge and moved to the top of the vetted list for productions to hire from on their projects.