The Filmmaker Workshop Series

Next Workshop:
August Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT

Workshop Overview:

Join the Organization of Independent Filmmakers and our special Guest Host as we cover HOW TO BE A GREAT PRODUCTION ASSISTANT!

If you are new to the film industry or looking to break into the biz, this will be a very informative workshop for you!

Topics to be covered:

  • What a P.A. is. and what it isn’t
  • Why a P.A. is important on any film set
  • General safety on set

Presented By:

Graham Zielinski

Graham Zielinski is a Cinematographer/ Director of Photography with a background in Event Videography. His Favorite movie of all time is Jurassic Park. Having begun acting as a kid, Graham moved to LA in 2011 to further study the acting process, it was there that Graham got his first chance to be a PA, experiencing what it was like to be a part of the crew, but after working both in front and behind the camera, Graham decided he wanted to be a part of the behind the camera process full time and enrolled in Full Sail University in 2014. Since graduating in 2016 with a BS in Film, Graham has worked a multitude of productions, been head of marketing at a talent agency, videographer at Reel Video & Stills, Cam Op on a Reality TV show and Director of Photography on over 20 films with further experience in Commercial, Corporate, and Event production, Graham is eager to teach what makes a GREAT Production Assistant.

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Workshop Series


As part of our mission to help educate and inform filmmakers, we periodically offer online workshops, courses and tips so our community members may practice and improve their crafts.

Exchanging knowledge and experience is one way we help achieve our mission goals.

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