August 13-14, 2016: Production Assistant Workshop with Leora Mohr

Production Assistant Workshop | August 13-14 | 9am to 5pm

About the Workshop

Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), in collaboration with The Texas Film Commission, is offering a two-day, introductory Production Assistant (P.A.) Workshop. This certification course teaches the necessary skills for the industry’s entry level position of Production Assistant. You will learn the jargon, terminology, paperwork, etiquette, processes and physical requirements of the job. Taught by active working industry professionals, the workshop develops the skills and flexibility needed to be successful in finding work and building a career.

The P.A. Workshop also creates an opportunity to learn about industry positions beyond the entry level in departments such camera, locations, grip/electric, production, wardrobe, art department, transportation, and accounting. After completing this workshop, students will have learned the job requirements to succeed as a P.A. and realistically visualize a career path working up the latter in the film, television and commercial industries.

Benefits of the P.A. Workshop:

Career counseling and strategies for finding employmentSpecific training for the Production Assistant job positionP.A. Workshop Certification by the Texas Film Commission upon completion of the course to add to a resumeCertification entitles students to be listed in the Texas Production Directory as a TFC certified P.A. available at the Texas Film Commission’s website.

REGISTRATION IS FULL! Get on the waitlist by emailing your Full Name, Phone Number & Email Address to cybil (at)

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The class is full so registration is now closed. If you are interested in being added to the waitlist, please email info [at]

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If you have registered and would like a full refund (minus credit card fees), it will be issued if requested 48 hours in advance prior to the first day of the workshop.


About Leora Mohr

Leora Backer Mohr is a DGA 1st Assistant Director. A gifted organizer with an artsy side, her career spans 20 years in award-winning TV, Films, Commercials, and Music Videos. Creative commitment, attention to detail, and collaborative respect are the hallmarks of her approach to every shot.

Location Information

South Coast Film & Video5234 Elm StreetHouston, Texas

South Coast Film and Video is a full-service HDTV production company.