NOVAC: Baton Rouge will be hosting a workshop that teaches how you can become a member of the grip/electric departments on a production. “Introduction to Grip & Electric” is a two day workshop that will include hands on equipment use and practical set-ups. The class will be taught by industry veterans and members of Local 478.
NOVAC’s Workforce Training program has delivered high-quality technical training in industry skills since 2007. The first “Intro to Grip & Electric” session was held in February 2013. Their training is designed for Louisiana residents looking for immediate employment and long-term careers in the local film industry. Those who graduate the training will receive job placement support following the program.
This is a FREE class but those interesting in attending must apply at novacvideo.org and click ‘Baton Rouge’ to download an application. “Intro to Grip & Electric” will be held October 11-12 at the Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge.