Pictures Up!—The Thought, Theory, and Practice of Being a 1st AD

Taught by Joe Bohn

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Class hosted by: Joe Bohn

Assistant Director who has worked with the Russo Brothers, David Fincher, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake and many more!

About Your Instructor, Joe Bohn: Aside from his teaching degree, Joe Bohn's experience is vast and encompasses shorts, music videos, commercials, docs, features and nearly any kind of film production you can think of. He’s worked with an array of crew and talent including David Fincher, Sean Astin, Danny Trejo, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus and Mariel Hemmingway. His reputation and professional work ethic have made him the go to 1st AD for countless producers. Full Bio »

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2 part class taught by Joe Bohn, Assistant Director who was worked with the Russo Brothers, David Fincher, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake and more! AVAILABLE ON DEMAND!

Are you interested in being the point person on a film set responsible for how the day runs and coordinating the structure and workflow of the day? Do you have a drive to shoulder the responsibility of keeping a production on track, ensuring clear and concise communication between the higher ups and the below the line team and being the directors right hand for any and all needs? Welcome to being a 1st AD.

Stage 32 is excited to bring you the previously-recorded 2 part class: Pictures Up! Thought, Theory and Practice of Being a 1st AD taught by Joe Bohn, Assistant Director with over 50 IMDB credits! This intensive class will give you an in-depth and thorough examination of the 1st AD position, supplemented with exercises that simulate real world responsibilities.

Purchasing gives you access to the previously-recorded live class.
Although Joe is no longer reviewing the assignments, we still encourage all listeners to participate.

What You'll Learn

2 part class taught by Joe Bohn, Assistant Director who was worked with the Russo Brothers, David Fincher, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake and more! AVAILABLE ON DEMAND!

Are you interested in being the point person on a film set responsible for how the day runs and coordinating the structure and workflow of the day? Do you have a drive to shoulder the responsibility of keeping a production on track, ensuring clear and concise communication between the higher ups and the below the line team and being the directors right hand for any and all needs? Welcome to being a 1st AD.

Stage 32 is excited to bring you the previously-recorded 2 part class: Pictures Up! Thought, Theory and Practice of Being a 1st AD taught by Joe Bohn, Assistant Director with over 50 IMDB credits! This intensive class will give you an in-depth and thorough examination of the 1st AD position, supplemented with exercises that simulate real world responsibilities.

Part 1 - The Job, The Tools, The Documents:

Joe starts with in-depth look at the job, from technical requirements to timekeeping and negotiation. He runs pre-production (including script breakdown, scheduling and conflicts) before going through the necessary tools and documents you'll need: Movie Magic Scheduling, Scenechronize, Gorilla (Jungle Software), and Final Draft; DooDs, OL, SS, and BP, respectively.

Part 2 - Production, Wrap, Work:

Joe discusses the production process in detail, including your team (2nd AD, 2nd 2nd/3rd AD, Key PA's), common problems (ego, time, who do you work for?), call sheets and production reports. Joe walks through how to keep close with your network after the film wrap and what to expect at a wrap party. Lastly, Joe details various ways of getting more work (professional sites, word of mouth, follow ups).

 

Purchasing gives you access to the previously-recorded live class.
Although Joe is no longer reviewing the assignments, we still encourage all listeners to participate.

About Your Instructor

About Your Instructor, Joe Bohn:

Aside from his teaching degree, Joe Bohn's experience is vast and encompasses shorts, music videos, commercials, docs, features and nearly any kind of film production you can think of. He’s worked with an array of crew and talent including David Fincher, Sean Astin, Danny Trejo, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus and Mariel Hemmingway. His reputation and professional work ethic have made him the go to 1st AD for countless producers.

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A: No, you can participate from the comfort of your own home using your personal computer! If you attend a live online class, you will be able to communicate directly with your instructor during the class.

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A: Yes! After the purchase of a live or On-Demand class, you will have on-demand access to the audio recording, which you can view as many times as you'd like for a whole year!

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