Michigan Production Alliance offers Production Algebra P.A. Boot Camps throughout the year. 

The Michigan Production Alliance (MPA) has organized an event to promote the education of entry-level media professionals by offering a half-day seminar.

The seminar Sponsored by the Association of Independent Producers (AICP) will be a lecture and interactive demonstration followed by a panel discussion featuring local professionals. 

The lecture component , presented by MPA’s Mark Adler and other film professionals will provide more than just an overview of what is expected of Production Assistants on both film and video sets and what they can expect. A demonstration segment  will include set and client etiquette, use of radios and forms and a Q&A session will feature knowledgeable industry speakers discussing career paths, local production companies, organizations and unions and the different resources they have to offer.

This event benefits the Non Profit MPA – cost includes P.A. Handbook and 1 year membership in MPA $75.00

We will program a boot camp for your organization too. We need only 10 participants in order to mount a successful session. Contact us to arrange a boot camp!

Upcoming events

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Onset Knowledge - Production Algebra a short Bootcamp AT the Alliance for Community Media

    The Interactive session, presented by MPA’s Mark Adler will provide more than just an overview of what is expected of Production Assistants on corporate, commercial or film sets. 

    It will include a include set and client etiquette, as well as use of  radios and forms.  Q&A during the presentation creates an electric feeling that you can walk onto these sets strong, on your first day. This ebook is the basis of the session: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/production-algebra-a-handbook-for-production-assistants


    Join us?

    WKTV Studios

    5261 Clyde Park Avenue SW
    Wyoming, Michigan 49509


    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • SchoolCraft College
    Register

    Stay tuned for more about MPA's first event of this season.

    MPA Studio Series

    Who is Jay R Adams?

    Why he’s Detroit native who started his career as a professional wrestler, known as Eddie Venom. For 12 years he wrestled all over the midwest and Canada, including having televised matches for TNA's Xplosion, and WWE SMACKDOWN!

    Then, Jay transitioned into the acting and stunt industry. His first major acting job was in a national 5 Hour Energy commercial - several local commercials, and had a role in the locally made film, The Citizen.

    In 2014, Jay was cast as a Metropolis police officer in the film Batman V Superman.

    In 2018, Jay played the role of "Billy Gator" on 2 episodes of Showtime's "Ray Donovan," which included a pivotal fight scene with star Dash Mihok.

    Why do you what to come see and hear him?

    Because he just may have something to say to you about a career in the film industry!

    He is a member of SAG AFTRA and he will be interviewed for us by Actor Director and co producer of MPA’s INFrame series, Barton Bund.

    Trust me, you don’t want to miss this!


    Jay Adams one of many fine SAGAFTRA members  - a discussion for MPA's  Studio INFrame Podcast  with Barton Bund - to be live streamed also on MPA's YOUTUBE channel BE THERE!

    We have included a map of the campus. Follow signs for Jeffress Center and Campus Security Park in the North Lot.

    https://www.schoolcraft.edu/docs/default-source/Maps/livonia-campus-map.pdf?sfvrsn=2


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    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • SchoolCraft College
    Registration is closed


    Join us in the Studio on November 21! We will introduce you to several emerging D.P.s in the Detroit area.

    Our November event will be streamed on MPA's YouTube Channel archived as a podcast for our InFrame series!

    Stay Tuned for details!


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