Production Assistants

Top 10 NYC Production Assistant Tips

Production Assistants

Here is a list of (in our opinion) the top 10 tips for Production assistants in the Film industry.


  1. Be on time.
  2. Always carry a pen and paper.
  3. Help keep work areas are clean, clear, and orderly.
  4. Be sure to hold your “Lock-Up” until released.
  5. Always be alert and responsive on walkie
  6. Know the “code words” or walkie lingo used on set.
  7. Dress accordingly for whatever production you are on.
  8. Ask if you don’t know how to do something -or- don’t know what something is.
  9. Learn how to do your paperwork. Have the appropriate documents in order to fill everything out correctly.
  10. Have a good attitude. Having a good attitude can impact other crew members and the day you are going to have so be sure to come to set with a great attitude.


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