PARMA: Gain the skills to work in Northeast Ohio’s growing film
industry by enrolling in an intensive four-week training program
this January at the Western Campus of
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®).
The Tri-C Film Academy session offers hands-on training and
instruction to ready students for entry-level technician
positions on filming crews. The course features instructors
currently working on Northeast Ohio sets.
Tri-C developed the program in coordination with the Greater
Cleveland Film Commission and
the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
shooting movies in Cleveland want to hire locally to fill their
said Tri-C’s Lee Will, who oversees the training program.
“Those jobs go to people who can walk onto a set and know what
Training covers production department procedures; equipment
handling; makeup and costumes; set dressing; props; camera prep;
and grip and electric procedures.
Graduates of previous workshops are currently working on movies
shooting in Northeast Ohio.
The four-week course begins Jan. 6, 2020 with instruction and
training running 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes
will be based at Western Campus, located at 11000 Pleasant
Valley Road in Parma. Cost is $3,200, with some scholarships
www.tri-c.edu/filmacademy to register or for more