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Promoting the craft of UK Assistant Directors

The First 100 Days of the Guild...

Message from the Chair

The AD Guild is the new professional association for all Assistant Directors working in the UK - a centre of excellence which provides training, benefits and grade certification.

A great chance to meet ADs and network...

Our Spring / Summer Education & Training programme is now up and running. To see what's coming up - and who you can meet online - check out our next Events below or see our Education page....

Upcoming Events

Meet The ADs - Midlands

6th June 2021 @ 10:00

Our next online AD session heads to the Midlands with a team of ADs working in the region. Meet and learn! Find out more

Meet The ADs - North East

12th June 2021 @ 10:00

Our next online AD session is in the North East with a team of ADs working in the region. Meet and learn! Find out more

AD Guild Council Meeting

13th June 2021 @ 10:00

The next AD Guild Council meeting will be held on 13th June. Please let us know if you would like something raised at this meeting. Find out more

COVID 19 Guidance

Get up to date with the latest experiences of working with COVID on various production and read the most up to date guidance in our resources section.

Find An AD

The latest upgrade to our Find an AD facility. Fine-tune your search to include AD's availability, skills and on set experience.

Guild Committees

Education & Training

1st AD, Francesco Reidy introduces the Guild's Movie Magic Scheduling training, available soon for AD Guild Members.


Working on behalf of all Guild members working in Commercials.


Evaluating all membership applications and running the Guild Grading Scheme.

Diversity & Equality

Championing greater diversity in our industry, valuing our differences and promoting equal opportunity for all.


Representing the interests of our UK-wide membership and looking at regional opportunities for training and development.

Pensions and Insurance

Aiming to provide professional insurances, pensions and other benefits for Guild members

Rate Card

Following feedback from the Guild membership, we are working on a new, fair and achievable rate card in association with BECTU.

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