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Promoting the craft of UK Assistant Directors

A busy summer continues into autumn

Message from the Chair

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

We're hiring...

Due to our continuing expansion and ambitions, the AD Guild UK is now looking to hire a AD Guild Manager to help guide and support your organisation in its next exciting chapter. More details here...

Upcoming Events

Guild Council Election 2022 - Nominations Open

5th January 2022

Guild Council Election 2022 - Nominations Close

14th January 2022

Guild Council Election 2022

22nd January 2022

Voting in the the online Election for the new Guild Council will take place on Sat 22nd and Sunday 23rd January. Please consider standing for election to help shape the direction of your Guild. Details here... 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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