Assistant Directors (AD) drive the logistics of on-set production, with many communication and organizational responsibilities to run an orderly and efficient shooting day.
The Assistant Director (AD) team is in charge of the shooting schedule of the film and works together with multiple departments to ensure a safe and smooth running production. On set, the AD works closely with the Director and Director of Photography (DOP) while managing cast and crew. A lot of their duties goes hand in hand with the production office such as handling call sheets, daily production reports, and wrangling background.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this department usually bring to the work.
- Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
- Has a good understanding of scheduling software, the work of various departments and on set protocols.
- Previous work experience in film and TV industry.
Trainee Assistant Director
Additional Assistant Director (Background Coordinator)
3rd Assistant Director
2nd Assistant Director
1st Assistant Director
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