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Promoting the craft of UK Assistant Directors

Find out what's been achieved in just 6 months and what's next for 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 Guild for ADs

Why join? Resources Training Coming Soon

A Service for Productions

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Guild Council Election 23rd & 24th January

Our interim council is standing down to make way for a new council, elected from the membership and we need you to take part. See below in "Upcoming Events" for more details.

Upcoming Events

Election Candidates and Statements

22nd January 2021

The full list of Guild Council Election Candidates and their Election Statements are now online for members to view. Find out more

Guild Council Election 2021

23rd January 2021

Voting in the the online Election for the new Guild Council will open at 08:00 on 23rd January. Find out more

Guild Council Election 2021

24th January 2021

Voting in the the online Election for the new Guild Council will close at 22:00 on 24th January. 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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