Dream Shot Films

Assistant Director in Fairfax, VA

Dream Shot Films • Fairfax, VA, USA


  • Position
    1st Assistant Director
  • Start Date
    Nov 02, 2021
  • Location
    Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Rate
    This is a paid position. Rate is Non-paid
  • Status
    Job has been filled

Job Description

The Assistant Director (AD) is the director's right hand person responsible for a number of important practicalities.

Responsibilities Include:
- Script break down into a shot by shot storyboard, prepare character breakdowns and story synopses.
- Prepare shoot order and estimated running times.
- Prepare and check shooting schedule to ensure that all the required scenes are planned and shot to adequately cover all required angles.
- Ensure that every aspect of the shoot keeps to this schedule.
- Assist the director, coordinating all production activity, and supervising the cast and crew.
- Oversee the hiring of locations, props and equipment, and checking weather reports.
- Ensure that everyone is on standby and ready for the director's cue for action.
- Make announcements and give directions to coordinate the cast and crew.
- Maintain control discipline on the set.
- Oversee the preparation of the daily 'call sheet'.
- Health and safety on set or location.

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