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Thousands of people move to Hollywood every year in hopes of making it big, or getting a career in the film industry.  But while having dreams are important, they are not a substitute for understanding how the industry works, and what it expects of anyone trying to get into it.  In this module, we’re going to look at how to break into Hollywood to get your first job.


  • 22:54 video
  • Illustrated Companion guide


  • Steps you need to take to prepare for a career in Hollywood
  • How to get your first job in LA
  • A realistic view of how the film industry works
  • Tips and tricks to breaking in
  • Advice from working professionals on how to break in
 "Jason proves that top-notch production values are within the reach of anyone who has ever dreamt of making his own movie. You’ll learn far more about filmmaking with this practical, thorough and meticulously organized site than you ever will watching "Project Greenlight." Jason knows what he’s talking about, because he’s actually done it!"
   - Steve Skrovan, Executive Producer,
         Everybody Loves Raymond