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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.

The Guild's first AGM - Sun 18th July 2021

NOTICE - Our first AD Guild Annual General Meeting for all our members will be held online on the morning of Sunday 18th July 2021. We will finalise the time and agenda nearer the time. In the meantime, please save the date!

Upcoming Events

Meet The ADs - South West

20th June 2021 @ 10:00

Our next online AD session is in the South West with a team of ADs working in the region. Meet and learn more about production in your area. Find out more

Meet The ADs - South East / London

4th July 2021 @ 10:00

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

ADG Annual General Meeting

18th July 2021 @ 10:00

The Guild's first Annual General Meeting for all Guild members to hear about what has been achieved so far and to hear your opinions and suggestions. This will be an online event. More information soon. 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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