What we do

Supporting young adults who have a desire and drive for media and giving them their first shot in the industry.

Our Programs

All of our programs are designed to prepare at risk young adults for the transformational era and environment we live in to help address growing income disparities.

Production Assistant Training Program

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GET TRAINED AND WORKING ON SET!

Are you out of work and out of school? Identify as Black and between the ages of 18-29? Interested in a career in TV and film production?

You may qualify for the Production Assistant Training Program!

POV 3rd Street, in partnership with CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals (CEE), is piloting a five-week Production Assistant Training Program for youth (18-29) who are on Ontario Works.

This five-week training program, designed with industry consultation, will provide the requisite skills and knowledge needed to enter the screen-based industry as a Production Assistant (PA). It also provides the necessary social services supports to ensure participant success. Upon completion of the training, qualified participants will receive plaid placement opportunities and gain experience working on a TV/Film set as a PA.

APPLY NOW for our September program! Deadline for applications is on August 9, 2019.

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Media Training Program

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Our flagship program combines hard skills in film production with hands-on experience and ongoing mentorship from trained industry professionals.

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The Media Training Program is 21 weeks long and runs every year from January – June.

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POV 3rd STREET TRAINING

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We’ve merged with the 3rd Street Foundation to offer interpersonal and conflict resolution training based on a Harvard School of Leadership model.

 

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The 3rd Street Programming is offered every Wednesday for a 21-weeks running in conjunction with our Media training Program from January to June every year.

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Next Steps Program

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Through our partnership with Youth Employment Services, our alumni are able to find paid internships at some of the city’s top production companies.

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The Next steps Program provides a financial subsidy through YES for employers for 3-6 months.

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Alumni Network

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We have a network of alumni who remain engaged with us by taking advantage of opportunities, participating in our weekly speaker series, and volunteering with the current cohort.

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Ongoing.

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