Film Set Safety

FILM TV 701.5

Before you set foot on a professional set or shoot your independent film, take this opportunity to learn how being knowledgeable about on-set safety procedures can protect your crew and advance your career.

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Join Rand Soares, the Stage Manager at the UCLA School of Theater, Film, Television, and Digital Media for an in-depth discussion about the essentials of film set safety. As the former Manager of Fire and Safety at 20th Century Fox Studios, Mr. Soares is well versed in set safety and will provide an overview of the necessary safety measures for all crew members, from Production Assistant to Executive Producer. Mr. Soares will discuss examples of preventable accidents that occurred on big budget shoots, and the sometimes deadly consequences that occur from not following the directions of an issued permit. You will also learn about the Passport Program, which is the safety training required for all crew members by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Television Producers and nonunion companies. Before you set foot on a professional set or shoot your independent film, take this opportunity to learn how being knowledgeable about on-set safety procedures can protect your crew and advance your career.

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