Certificate in Communication Standards and Protocols for Stunt Performers and Production Teams
Why train with The ISA?
The International Stunt Academy is the world's only accredited institution dedicated to the stunt and action acting industry. Our certification programs are meticulously designed to set new benchmarks for the industry we are passionate about serving. By participating in our courses, you are joining a global community committed to elevating the standards and safety of this dynamic profession.
Duration: 4 days
To qualify and gain certification:
Participants must achieve 100% attendance of the course and classes, complete an online exam on the final day, and successfully put the learnings into practice during mock scenarios that allow participants to display their skills and give a practical demonstration of the protocols, approaches and standards.
This certification program is designed to equip participants with effective communication skills and protocols specifically tailored to the needs of stunt performers and professionals working with stunts in film, TV and Live Events.
The goal of this certificate and training is to eliminate issues caused by miscommunication, streamline communication processes, and establish a standardised approach to communication, ensuring a safer and more efficient working environment.
Suitable for individuals or teams. Ideal for productions to send their whole team to before filming begins, aligning and standardising the whole team's communications methods and skills.
Introduction to Stunt Communication
- Understanding the Unique Communication Challenges in Stunt Work
- Importance of Clear and Effective Communication in Stunt Productions
- Roles and Responsibilities of Various Stunt Production Team Members
Communication Protocols and Terminology
- Standardized Communication Protocols for Stunt Productions
- Key Terms and Phrases in Stunt Performance and Coordination
- Using Clear, Concise, and Consistent Language in Stunt Communication
- Facilitating Clear and Effective Communication Between Departments
- Identifying and Addressing Communication Barriers in Stunt Work
- Establishing and Maintaining Open Channels of Communication
Communication Tools and Technology
- Utilizing Modern Communication Tools and Technologies in Stunt Work
- Best Practices for Radio, Walkie-Talkie, and Mobile Communication
- Leveraging Digital Tools for Documentation, Scheduling, and Task Management
Managing Last-Minute Changes and Emergencies
- Communicating and Adapting to Unexpected Changes in Stunt Plans
- Developing an Emergency Communication Plan for Stunt Productions
- Ensuring Clear and Timely Information Flow in Crisis Situations
Communication for Safety and Injury Prevention
- Integrating Safety Briefings and Checklists into Stunt Communication
- Reporting and Addressing Safety Concerns and Incidents
- Reinforcing a Culture of Safety Through Effective Communication
Practicum: Stunt Communication Simulation
- Hands-On Experience in a Stunt Production Communication Scenario
- Role-Playing and Scenario-Based Learning Activities
- Practical Application of Communication Skills and Protocols
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain their certification and have demonstrated the skills and knowledge required to effectively communicate within a stunt production team and ensure a safer, more efficient working environment.
Graduates will be able to apply standardized communication protocols and leverage modern communication tools, enabling them to adapt to last-minute changes and emergencies, and ultimately minimize the risk of accidents due to miscommunication.