1st Assistant Director
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As the 1st AD, you'll work closely with the Producer and Director to fulfill their creative ambitions, ensuring the project is executed safely, within budget and on time. Note that this is a low-budget production and you may be expected to help out wherever help is needed! We are a very small team working together to hopefully create something special!
On-set days will consist of portal-to-portal 10 hour work days. You will be responsible for the below listed pre production duties beginning as soon as possible leading up to the following on-set duties during the 2 rehearsal days and 5 shoot days in late October:
Pre Production duties:
Act as main contact with vendors such as location owners, equipment rental, and food vendors
Check-in with location owners of shoot days and Notify surrounding tenants and necessary city officials of shoot day activities prior to production
Track all on-set production related expenses in order to rectify
Distribute payment to cast and crew on time according to schedule
Create and distribute all production related materials (call sheets, time reports, etc.) for all cast and crew
Serve as liaison between Director and rest of crew
Direct crowds & extras
Direct 2 PA's
coordinate with actors and extras to make sure that everyone is on set and camera ready when their respective scenes are ready to be filmed
Manage transportation for cast & crew between shoot locations
Make sure every aspect of the shoot keeps to schedule
Responsible for health and safety of all production operations
Resolve any conflicts on set
Must have a valid Driver's license & be comfortable driving an equipment van.
Meals provided on set.
Travel, transportation, and lodging not provided or compensated
Portal-to-portal 10 hour work days during rehearsals and on-set production
Flat fee of $2,000.