City will offer movie training

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Posted: Feb 21, 2014 10:19 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: movie, baton rouge, training, hollywood, film, production

BATON ROUGE- The city is offering two days of free, in-depth film industry training for people from the area who want to land a job in the booming film industry.

To be eligible, people must be from East Baton Rouge Parish and will be selected through a "competitive application process," a city news release said.

The classes will take place March 22 - 23 at Celtic Media Center. Topics covered will include production paperwork, terminology, and protocol as well as hands-on short radio training, crew departments, and how and where to find work upon class completion.

An $80,000 grant will fund the program.

Thirty people will be selected to take the class. Interested applicants should email résumés and cover letters to

For more information about the training, visit or call (504) 940-5780.
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