NFTS Leeds: Introduction to Working in the Assistant Directors' Department: In Person
Duration 2 days
Course dates 24 Mar 2022 - 25 Mar 2022
Application deadline Book NowBegin your application
This intensive course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to 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 online, combining virtual classroom learning and practical exercises.
The course will cover:
- An overview of the current UK Film and HETV industry.
-The roles and responsibilities of each member of the ADs’ department in pre-production and during the shoot
-Where the department fits in with production and how to work collaboratively with other departments
-Paperwork used by the production, including department-specific documents
-Set protocol, etiquette and communication skills
-How to use and break down a script
-How to produce a shooting schedule
-The skills required to be a capable and successful Assistant Director
-Health & Safety from the 1st Assistant Director’s perspective and COVID-19 protocols
This course is for anyone wishing to pursue a career in the Assistant Director’s department.
How to apply
Application deadline:Book Now
To apply for this course, please complete the application form. You will be asked to upload a copy of your CV.Begin your application