Translate
Facebook
X
Instagram
LinkedIn
Youtube
MEDIA CONTACT
Press Release
May 28, 2024
2 minute read

NJEDA Issues Request for Information on Film and Digital Media Production Industry Workforce Development


TRENTON, N.J. (May 28, 2024) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) today seeking insight from film and digital media production industry stakeholders on best practices for sector workforce program design, parameters, and details for the development of a future $5 million NJEDA film and digital media production workforce training program. The deadline to submit responses is Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.

WHAT:            The NJEDA is seeking information from respondents on the scope and characteristics of effective workforce training programs in anticipation of creating or supporting programs and initiatives to support workforce development for film and digital media production occupations such as production assistants, production accountants, studio managers, carpenters, grips, electricians, set-dressers, wardrobe assistants, and script supervisors.

The information gathered through this RFI will help the NJEDA:

  • better understand the film and digital media workforce in New Jersey and any existing workforce gaps;
  • gain insight into the industry’s recruitment and training processes;
  • gather information on teaching programs that include instructors who are currently employed in film and digital media production that create teaching plans focused on imparting on-set best techniques and practices;
  • collect information on best practices and approaches to support training and development needs; and
  • learn about existing successful national and international models that prepare workers for careers in film and digital media production.

In line with Governor Phil Murphy’s mission to strengthen economic opportunity for every New Jerseyan, the NJEDA will also seek information on how underserved populations can be supported through the film and digital media industry and on best methods for encouraging the inclusion of minorities, women, and veterans in future film and digital media workforce training programs.

WHO:              The RFI seeks responses from interested stakeholders in the film and digital media production industry. Respondents do not need to be located within New Jersey to provide input.

WHEN:           All questions must be submitted in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3rd, 2024, via e-mail to workforceinnovation@njeda.gov. The subject line of the e-mail should read: “Questions-2024-RFI-214”. Answers to questions submitted will be posted on the NJEDA’s website: Bidding Opportunities – NJEDA as Addendum.

All RFI responses must be submitted in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024, via e-mail to workforceinnovation@njeda.gov. The subject line of the e-mail should state: “RFI Response-2024-RFI-214”

About the NJEDA

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth. The NJEDA is committed to making New Jersey a national model for inclusive and sustainable economic development by focusing on key strategies to help build strong and dynamic communities, create good jobs for New Jersey residents, and provide pathways to a stronger and fairer economy. Through partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders, the NJEDA creates and implements initiatives to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in the State and strengthen New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness.

To learn more about NJEDA resources for businesses, call NJEDA Customer Care at 844-965-1125 or visit https://www.njeda.gov and follow @NewJerseyEDA on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.

###

SHARE

Related Content

Press Release

June 14, 2024

Murphy Administration Unveils Proposal to Spur Transit-Oriented Development and Bolster NJ TRANSIT

TRENTON, N.J. (June 14, 2024) – The Murphy Administration today unveiled a legislative proposal that would direct the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to purchase up to $100 million in property from NJ TRANSIT to help expand commuter hubs across the state and meet a variety of critical needs.

Press Release

June 12, 2024

Aspire Tax Credits Add to State Support for Major Film Studio Project in Bayonne

TRENTON, N.J. (June 12, 2024) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved tax credits under the Aspire Program for 1888 Studios in Bayonne.

Press Release

June 12, 2024

NJEDA Approves NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund Investment to Morristown-Based TripWorks, Inc.

TRENTON, N.J. (June 12, 2024) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved an investment into an emerging New Jersey-based company from the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF).