Independent Film Arizona - Tucson
"The Role of the AD"
The Role of the Assistant Director
Tuesday, July 11th at 7 PM
Art Institute of Tucson
5099 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719
Open to the public
Bring a notebook and learn as Craig Huston talks about:
- How to break down a script for shooting
- The order in which scenes should be shot
- Criteria for choosing and working in film locations
- How to handle the creative people involved in a shoot, such as directors and actors
- How to direct extras and create realistic background action
- How to ensure safety on set
Craig Huston has more than sixty screen credits as a First Assistant Director on feature films, network or cable TV movies and episodic television series.
A 1973 graduate of the Directors Guild of America's Assistant Director Training Program, Mr. Huston has served as First AD to Academy Award-winning directors Stanley Kramer, Tony Richardson and Ron Howard, Emmy-winning directors Roger Young, Daniel Petrie and Joseph Sargent, along with dozens of others.
Mr. Huston has worked on distant location shoots in twenty-one states of the Union plus twelve foreign countries, as well as all major Hollywood studios.
Mr. Huston resides in Tucson, Arizona, where he currently serves as a volunteer mentor with the Hanson Film Institute at the University of Arizona.
The fearless IFA documentarians meet July 11th 6-8pm, Southern Arizona Media Studio. 911 South Tyndall Ave, #7, Tucson
On behalf of the Board of Independent Film Arizona, our members, our generous sponsors, and the industry professionals who offer their expertise and time at our monthly meetings, thank you for your interest and passion in filmmaking - we can't wait to see the next great film out of Arizona. Action!
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