It is important for the Utah film and TV production industry to flourish. To do that, we need to create experienced crew through education. Using the experience of industry professionals that is the purpose of these programs--to provide aspiring crew members with the tools and skills necessary to succeed.
As you complete the certification classes, you will also begin creating your network--with the instructors and with other students. We know that many of you are new to the industry and you are trying to get your first job. It is a challenging time but we are all confident that the film industry will make the changes that will be our new normal.
This new normal will include a higher level of communication, patience, and creativity to get our jobs done. We are here to help you navigate through this time. We are committed to providing you with the knowledge and tools to be prepared for your first job and your 100th job!
Looking forward to meeting you and working with you soon!
With over 25 years of business experience including development and delivery of corporate training programs, Marcie has been able to successfully combine this experience with her current career in film and TV production. She has worked as a Production Manager/Supervisor, Production Accountant and AD with both large studios and independent production companies. Working with the Utah Film Commission to create the Production Assistant Certification program was the first step in what Marcie hopes to be a fully developed production curriculum in the future. Marcie currently is an adjunct instructor for Utah Valley University teaching in the Digital Cinema Production program.
Marcie is a moderator and co-instructor for the certification classes.
She is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA).