Introduction to Working in the Assistant Directors' Department

2 days Full-time

Cymru Wales In person 10.00am - 5.00pm

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2 days Full-time

Leeds In person 10.00am - 5.00pm

Application deadline 14 Apr 2024

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Introduction to Working in the Assistant Directors' Department

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Very few people outside the film and TV industry understand the critical role of the Assistant Directing department in delivering a successful production on time and on budget. Working closely with the top creative talent, being an Assistant Director is one of the great undiscovered and rewarding careers of the industry.

This intensive course is a suitable introduction to the AD Department for everyone, even those with no on-set / production experience.

It will equip you with the knowledge and skills to help you pursue a successful future career in the Assistant Directors department.  The course will be taught by industry 1st AD and NFTS AD Course Leader, Richard Lingard. Richard is also Chair of the Assistant Directors' Guild UK.

This 2-day course will be delivered in person, combining classroom learning and practical exercises.