Production Assistance Unlimited


Production Assistance Unlimited provides industry-leading film education and training, empowering production assistants to reach their highest potential. Our courses, workshops, and resources provide first-hand experience and invaluable insight, equipping aspiring filmmakers with the necessary skills, knowledge, and tools to make a successful career in the film industry. There is no limit to what you can achieve!

Workforce Development PA Training Program

Light's, Camera, Take Action!!!

Step into the spotlight of the film and television industry with the exclusive Collaborative Workforce Training program, proudly presented by Production Assistants Unlimited and Filmscape Chicago, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. This innovative program is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for aspiring production assistants, offering a dynamic curriculum spread across 120 hours over three weeks.

As spaces are limited, admission to this program is application-based, catering to individuals actively pursuing opportunities within the film and television sector. Priority consideration will be given to students available for immediate employment upon completing the course. This workshop serves as a thorough overview of the production assistant role, covering not only the nuances of set and office responsibilities but also delving into the intricacies of each department.

Classes are scheduled from 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, running from February 5 to February 21, at the esteemed CineCity Studios located at 1414 S Western Ave. To facilitate a conducive learning environment, lunch will be provided for students attending the program. Additionally, a gear stipend will be extended to students upon successful completion, allowing them to invest in equipment for future production work.

Mark your calendars! Applications for this unique opportunity are open from January 5 to January 19. For a detailed insight into the program's curriculum, kindly refer to the downloadable syllabus available at the link below.

Seize the opportunity to advance your career in the film and television industry with our comprehensive training program.

Application Period: 1/5 - 1/19



Chicago Production Assistants

For years, Chicago Production Assistants has been the ultimate destination for anyone looking to break into the film industry in the Windy City. Our Facebook group is a thriving community of filmmakers, production assistants, and industry enthusiasts, all looking to connect, network, and stay up-to-date on the latest job openings and opportunities. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, Chicago Production Assistants is the place to be for all your film industry needs. Join our group today and start taking your career in film to the next level!

Chicago Production Assistants Facebook Community

Contact Production Assistance Unlimited

Welcome to the home of the premiere film industry production assistant training. We offer comprehensive programs to give you the skills you need to excel in the film industry. If you would like to learn more about our services or have any questions, please contact us.

Our team is available to answer your queries and provide advice. You can reach us via email, phone, or through our online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you take the first step in your film industry career.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 800.329.7186

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About us

Our story begins in 2016 when we first formed the facebook group, Chicago Production Assistants. The mission was to provide a platform where production assistants and film enthusiasts could come toegther to network, create, hire, and find work within the industry. It was the first of its kind on Facebook then and now we're expanding.

We are so excited to announce the launch of Production Assistance Unlimited, a film training business that empowers production assistants to reach their highest potential. Our mission is to provide trainees with the skills, knowledge, and tools they need to become successful film professionals. We offer a variety of resources, courses, and workshops led by experienced professionals who have worked in the field for many years. We believe that with the right guidance and support there is no limit to what you can achieve. We want to help our trainees reach their full potential. From pre-production to post-production, our courses cover all aspects of the filmmaking process from the persepective of a production assistant. We also provide hands-on experience with job specific exercises, equipment, and software. Our experienced instructors are always available to answer questions, provide feedback and offer guidance and support. We strive to create a learning environment that is both fun and educational. We are also constantly exploring new ways to provide our trainees with the best possible learning experience. We are excited to be part of this ever-growing industry and to help aspiring filmmakers reach their goals. We look forward to seeing how high our trainees will fly and to helping them become successful in all their filmmaking endeavors.

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