Land Your First Job in Hollywood

Hollywood is hiring. Will you make the cut?
Carole Kirschner's Hollywood Bootcamp teaches you everything you need to know about how to lock in a job in the entertainment industry–and stay there.

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You're done with film school.
Now what?

Film schools and colleges are great places to learn about storytelling, cameras, lighting and editing. But how to do you land an actual job in the business? This online course from Hollywood hiring expert Carole Kirschner will teach you real-world skills and techniques that get noticed in the entertainment industry.

Connections

Discover how to build authentic, lasting connections, even if you don't know anyone in the industry.

Presentation

Learn confidence-building skills and techniques to look and act the part before and during the interview.

Do's & Don'ts

Learn what makes the HR manager want to set up interviews for you–and what makes them run for the hills.

Nerve-Busting

Overcome your fear of reaching out and following up, using techniques that work even if you're shy.

Industry Info

Get savvy about where and what to research before heading into an interview, so you don't sound like a total newbie.

Resume Skills

Learn to craft your own standout resume...and check out examples of spectacular failures.

Your Mission

Create an action-focused mission statement to lock in a personalized roadmap for your future.

Stand out from every other Hollywood hopeful.

Learn from a pro.

Carole Kirschner is Director of the WGA Showrunner Training Program and creator of the CBS Diversity Writers Program. Using proven strategies based on years of experience at major studios and production companies, Carole has helped countless creatives break in and move up in the entertainment industry.

 

“Carole’s advice dramatically changed the course of my career.”

–Vera Santamaria, Co-Executive Producer

Expert guidance to kickstart
every career path.

Writers, Directors & Content Creators

Producers & Development Execs

On-Set, Pre-Pro & Post Crew

TV, Film, Digital Media, Gaming

“Working with Carole might have been the single most defining factor in taking my career from aspiring to working writer.”

–Greta Heinemann, Executive Story Editor 

Learn at your own pace

Mobile friendly

No downloads required

PDF guides included

Learn the ropes from an insider
in 4 weeks–or less.

Your online course is divided into four one-week video sessions. Binge every module at once or proceed at your own pace.

Week 1: A Crash Course to Get Industry Savvy

Navigate your job search more effectively by learning what the business is really like. In these 7-10 minute videos, you'll learn:

  • What every decision maker is looking for when hiring at the entry level
  • Who you should really be talking to
  • How to make sure you're taken seriously
  • The unspoken Hollywood dress code
  • How to overcome your fear of following up

Week 2: How to Create Your Personal PR Strategy

Discover how your unique story makes you memorable and stand out from the crowd. This video series will teach you:

  • How to create your personal entertainment industry brand 
  • Why it’s important to have one
  • How being authentic will make you feel more comfortable talking about yourself 

Week 3: Inside Information

What all Hollywood hiring agents are looking for–but nobody ever tells you. 

  • How to create an industry-ready resume & killer cover letter
  • 5 proven job search strategies
  • Learn a strategy to get motivated–and stay motivated

Week 4: Making Connections

Hollywood is all about who you know. Learn effective techniques to start building your own powerful contact list.

  • 3 principles that will change how you think about networking
  • Where to meet people
  • What to say when you meet new people
  • The power of the soft Hollywood ask

Registration Fee $249

Register today! $97

About Carole

As Director of the WGA Showrunner Training Program and creator of the CBS Diversity Writers Program, Carole Kirschner is a fierce supporter of aspiring writers, producers, directors and executives. 

During her career as a senior level television development executive at CBS and as Vice President of Steven Spielberg’s first Amblin Television Department, Carole has read over 5,000 scripts, heard over 3,000 pitches, bought hundreds of projects and has been involved in developing dozens of television series.

"I'm passionate about helping talented, ambitious creative professionals shatter barriers to break in, move up, and navigate the entertainment industry."

Carole is now director of two prestigious television career development programs, as well as an international speaker, entertainment career coach, and author of Hollywood Game Plan: How to Land a Job in Film, TV and Digital Entertainment.

In her role as an executive, program director and career coach, she has mentored and helped hundreds of talented writers, producers, directors and executives break in and take their careers to the next level.

“I owe a great deal of my success to having spent time listening to Carole’s insight, advice and expertise.”

–Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Showrunner

You only get one shot at a first impression. Make it count.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Hollywood Bootcamp for me?

It sure is. Hollywood Boot camp is for anyone looking to break into the entertainment industry: writers, directors, set designers, cinematographers, editors, game designers, digital series creators and producers.

When does the course start and finish?

Hollywood Bootcamp is a self-paced online course. You decide when you start and when you’re done.

Do I have to be sitting at my computer? 

No way! Hollywood Bootcamp is a perfect opportunity to make your daily commute or gym time more productive. Access the videos on your mobile device, then put the screen to sleep. You'll still receive all the same valuable information as if you were watching.

How long is Hollywood Bootcamp? 

The course is structured into 4 weekly modules, but you’ll gain full access to every lesson when you register. Watch the course modules whenever you want, in whatever order you wish. 

What if I’m unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you have second thoughts about your purchase or aren’t completely satisfied, contact us within 30 days and you’ll receive a full refund. 

What are the lessons like?

There are 20 video sessions broken into 4 week modules. At the end of each week you are given action steps designed to help you immediately move closer to attaining your career goals.

Each video starts with a review of the previous lesson, then an overview of the current lesson. Downloadable PDFs accompany each session so you can take notes and implement what you’ve learned.

Don’t just break into Hollywood.
Bust down the doors.

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