NFTS Scotland: Introduction to Working in the Assistant Directors' Department Online
Duration 4 days
Course dates 22 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021
Application deadline Book Now
Begin your application
This intensive practical 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.
This 4-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 work in the Assistant Director’s department.
How to apply
Application deadline: Book Now
Please complete the application form to apply. You will be required to upload your CV.
Please also read the Terms and Conditions of booking as payment of a succesful application assumes acceptance of these.Begin your application