Operation Backlot-Los Angeles

S.T.E.P Academics is launching Operation Backlot in Los Angeles providing transitional youth in foster care a career pathway  to entry level employment in film, television and new media. Operation Backlot’s mission is to create  a pathway for  diverse and untapped talent to emerge and  add value to the  industry revenues.  S.T.E.P Academics proven success along with the expertise of its staff of career professionals, delivers the skills and  discipline that is required for a sustainable and  thriving professional career.  Program Director Patricia Diggs brings 25 years of media experience in Washington DC and Los Angeles to manage and coordinate the daily activities of Operation Backlot-Los Angeles.      

Operation Backlot offers an apprenticeship program in conjunction with West Los Angeles CollegeMorris Media Studios, and LA Standard. Our services includes mentorship, counseling and workforce development  for the success of our candidates.  We are focused and dedicated to skill based learning as a pillar of sustainable success in all career endeavors.

Los Angeles College

Morris Media Studios

LA Standard

11301 W Olympic Blvd Suite 316, West Los Angeles, CA 90064

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Patricia A. Diggs 
California Registered Agent /Program Director 
Los Angeles, CA 

K-12 Title 1 School
Operation Backlot