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The year ahead...

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.

Save the Date: Movie Magic Training in Beaconsfield & London

Waiting for the next job? Why not try free Movie Magic Training in Beaconsfield and London, with session 1 taking place on 5-6th August and session 2 on 12-13th August at 10-5pm. .. [More details here...]
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Upcoming Events

AD Guild AGM: Sunday 8th October @ 10:00AM

8th October 2023 @ 10:00

We will be holding an Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday 8th October at 10am. We will be issuing an AGM agenda, calendar for 2023-2024 and a survey for what you’d like to see from the Guild next year nearer to the AGM date.  Please RSVP via to secure your spot! 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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