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Unit Production Manager Multi-Camera - How to Fill Out Forms

HOW TO FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM - UPM MCQL

Important: Do not reduce the application in size and do not insert documents into plastic sleeves.

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Please use a pen and write legibly.

NAME: As it should appear on the Qualification List.

ADDRESS: Where the DGACA can mail official placement notification.

SOCIAL SECURITY #: Last 4 digits. For non-US, mark N/A.

DAYTIME PHONE #/CELL/PAGER #/E-MAIL ADDRESS: Where the applicant can be reached during the day to answer questions about his or her application.

For each project you have worked on (start with the oldest) indicate:

PROD NAME: Production Name

PROD CO: Production Company

MEDIA: i.e., Film, Tape

JOB TITLE: Your job title. If you worked in more than one job classification, indicate the number of days worked in each classification.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: From the first day of work through to the last day.

NUMBER OF SHOOT DAYS: For purposes of the UPM MCQL, shoot days are defined as: any shooting or blocking day as well as the remaining work days in a week during which there is at least one shoot day and one camera blocking day. For example, on a multi-camera sitcom with one block and one shoot day in a five day work week, the applicant would claim five shoot days (if they worked all five days).

Reminder:   Applicants are not credited for any work without proof of payment.
                   Days paid but not worked on a holiday or hiatus are not credited.
                  One day of work is credited when an applicant is paid for two jobs
                  in the same day.

DOCUMENTATION: Indicate each form of documentation included (Pay Stubs, Letters, etc.).

TOTALS: Total the Number of shoot days on each page, and indicate the grand total of all shoot days on the first page.

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