ScreenSkills: A Day in the Life of an Assistant Director in association with NFM Academy @ Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Posted on 4th January 2019
  • 16th January 2019
Eventbrite - ScreenSkills: A Day in the Life of an Assistant Director in association with NFM Academy @MIMA 16th January 2019

Richard Lingard is a freelance 1st Assistant Director with over 25 years’ experience, working on many different types of production all over the world. Working on Feature Films, Commercials, TV productions and Shorts, Richard has enjoyed many opportunities to work with some of the best directors and film crews in the business. From his first job as a Runner for Ridley and Tony Scott to looking after Christian Slater’s cigarettes during takes on ‘Prince of Thieves’ and directing a crowd of 10,000 extras in India, Richard brings a wide range of AD and production experience to advise and share with the next generation of Assistant Directors.

Refreshments and lunch provided.

When: Wednesday 16th January, 10.15am – 4.00pm (registration from 10 am).

Where: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AZ

Eligibility:

Please note that this class is for North East early career industry professionals. You must be based in the North East of England (County Durham, Northumberland, Teesside or Tyne and Wear).

Delegates must be aged 18 or over. 3rd year degree, final year students and new entrants to film and TV welcome.

Registration:

To register your interest in this event please use the above link and submit a summary of no more than 150 words as to why you are interested in the event along with a CV showing any paid or unpaid work experience to info@nfmacademy.co.uk  before Monday 14th Jan.

If you have any questions regarding NFM Academy, please contact info@academy.co.uk . Thanks to the support of our funders there is no charge for this event.

This event is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the British Film Institute (BFI) as part of the Future Film Skills programme.

NFM Academy aims to increase the North East’s crew base by identifying skills shortages and implementing training and up-skilling opportunities within production.

Back to top