The 1st AD: Script Breakdown, Scheduling & Prep

Past workshop, not currently available

Sharkasaurus, Dir. Spencer Estabrooks, 2014, (Benjamin Laird)

In this workshop, Kyle will discuss the many elements that fall under the responsibility of the all-important Assistant Director(s), and how to approach each element. Participants will practice script breakdowns and create call sheets. They will also look at examples of production schedules, set calls and protocol, with a step by step walk-through of a day on set and the responsibilities that accompany the job, creating various documents for cast/crew, and many other aspects of being an AD.

Member $100 | Non-Member $145
Kyle Cooper

Kyle Cooper


Kyle Cooper has been working in the Calgary independent film industry since 2011, after graduating from SAIT’s Film and Video Production Program. Prior to SAIT, Kyle graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with an English degree. He is a part owner of Polyscope Productions Ltd, where he takes on the roles of Producer and 1st AD. Kyle recently finished his fifth feature film working as a 1st AD.