Every “Made in NY” PA is a licensed driver who has undergone a rigorous selection process. Our program is highly competitive. We accept fewer than 10% of applicants. We choose individuals who demonstrate outstanding motivation, commitment and financial need.
Trainees receive over 160 hours of classroom and field training that is directly relevant and immediately applicable to working as a production assistant, on set or in the production office. The four week full-time training curriculum is taught by industry professionals, and includes work on actual productions.
Our graduates have worked on feature films, episodic and reality TV, commercials, music videos, documentaries and news. In addition to skilled set and office PAs, our graduate roster includes assistant coordinators, key PAs and unit PAs in locations, art department, wardrobe and more.
How to hire a “Made in NY” PA
We can arrange interviews or direct placements, several weeks in advance or at a moment’s notice. This is a free service offered to productions shooting in NYC and surrounding areas.
Call our 24-hour production cell at 718-757-5816* to hire a “Made in NY” PA.
*Note: This number is for EMPLOYERS ONLY. If you are interested in applying to be a “Made in NY” PA call 718-237-2017x145 or visit the prospective student page.