3, 2, 1 a countdown to careers in film, television and digital media

Productions aiming for stunning scenery and rustic authenticity often choose Northern Ontario as a location. The region has established itself as one of the main centers of film and television production in the country.

A free information and networking event on how to start a career in film, television and digital media is hosted by Rolling Pictures North, Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION), 180 Sisterhood Productions, Edge Entertainment, Sault College and the City of Sault Ste. Marie in collaboration with the Sault Community Career Centre.

Edge Entertainment Producer Rosalia Chelli said, “This event helps grow the industry while increasing our crew base, encouraging companies to choose Sault Ste. Marie for filming.

Back row (left to right): Candice Day – Sault College, Keith Brown – Sault Community Career Center, Robert Peace – Rolling Pictures, Rosalia Chelli – Edge Entertainment, Dania Kuzbari – Sault Community Career Center Front row (left to right) : Josh Rogers – City of Sault Ste. Marie, Trish Rainone – 180 Sisterhood Productions, Rebeka Herron – 180 Sisterhood Productions, Jennifer Pun – Edge Entertainment Absent: Peter Mihaichuk – Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION)

Several opportunities are available for those pursuing careers in accounting, carpentry and painting, hairdressing and makeup, catering and catering,
Drivers (all licenses) and computer-aided drafting

The event is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Sault Ste. Marie of Rolling Pictures North, located at 498 Queen Street East, second floor.

According to Trish Rainone, producer at 180 Sisterhood Productions, “I love working in this craft because it combines creativity and business, and there are positions for people from all walks of life and skill levels.”

Industry experts will provide insight into skilled and entry-level positions. Presentations will focus on summer job opportunities in the area and will include a tour of the full-service post-production facility operated by Rolling Pictures North.

Over the next few years, Rolling Pictures and Rolling Pictures North plan to grow significantly, and this expansion will only take place in Sault Ste. Married. “We believe the Sault will become a center for the industry in Ontario with access to high bandwidth, a growing talent pool and a beautiful artistic community,” said Robert Peace, Director of Community Relations at Rolling Pictures.

Attendees can either RSVP before the event on Wednesday, July 27, or stop by and enjoy some food and drink. Participation is open to everyone.

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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