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Promoting the craft of UK Assistant Directors

Read the plans for our Guild in the coming year

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.

Guild Education and Training begins...

Our Education & Training Committee have been busy putting together a schedule of meet-ups and educational events over the next few months.To see what's coming up soon, check out Upcoming Events below or see our new page here....

Upcoming Events

Regional Members Meeting

20th March 2021 @ 09:30

Meet your AD Guild Regional representatives. An open forum to update you on Regional plans for the year ahead and get your feedback and suggestions. Find out more

Meet The ADs - Scotland

21st March 2021 @ 10:00

Our first online AD session starts in Scotland with a team of ADs working in the region. Meet and learn! Find out more

Understanding PACT-BECTU Agreements - Paul Evans

27th March 2021 @ 10:00

BECTU Assistant National Secretary, Paul Evans, guides us through the agreements reached with PACT on TV Drama and Major Motion Pictures. 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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