Assistant Director

Location: Dehradun, India (Relocation required)
Experience: 1 Year
Age Range: 21 – 27 Years
Company: Studio Underground

About Us :
At Studio Underground, we are the heartbeat of national-level film production, specializing in TV spots, documentaries, and narrative films. As a government film production agency, we take pride in our creative endeavors that captivate audiences across the nation. We are on the lookout for an experienced and passionate Senior Cameraman to contribute to our ambitious projects.

Job Description for Assistant Director:

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join our team as an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director will play a crucial role in supporting the Production Manager in all production-related activities. This includes coordinating with creative talents such as voice-over artists, scriptwriters, and other outsourced personnel, as well as managing in-house production teams to ensure timely and cost-effective project delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Production Manager in all aspects of production-related work, including pre-production, production, and post-production activities.
  • Coordinate and communicate with creative talents, including voice-over artists, scriptwriters, and other outsourced personnel, to ensure smooth workflow and adherence to project requirements.
  • Work closely with the Director of Photography (DOP), editors, and other talents to understand project requirements and provide effective solutions.
  • Coordinate and oversee shoot logistics, including scheduling, location scouting, and equipment arrangements, to ensure efficient and successful productions.
  • Collaborate with the office coordinator to manage shoot expenses and ensure budget compliance.
  • Provide creative input and support to enhance the quality and impact of productions.
  • Take ownership of production-related tasks and ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Maintain open communication channels with team members to foster a collaborative working environment.
  • Handle any unexpected challenges or issues that may arise during production and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Uphold Studio Underground’s commitment to excellence and professionalism in all aspects of work.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Research and curate content to assist scriptwriters in developing compelling scripts that align with project objectives and client requirements.
  • Collaborate with clients to gather input and feedback on script concepts, ensuring alignment with their vision and messaging goals.
  • Utilize internet resources and industry insights to stay updated on emerging trends, cultural references, and relevant topics to enrich script content.
  • Provide guidance and suggestions to scriptwriters to enhance the quality and effectiveness of scripts, incorporating client preferences and market trends.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of client expectations and project goals to deliver scripts that exceed expectations and resonate with target audiences.
  • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions and creative meetings to generate fresh ideas and innovative concepts for script development.
  • Work closely with the production team to ensure seamless integration of scripts into the overall production process, addressing any potential challenges or adjustments as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Film Production, Media Studies, or related field preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar role within the film or media industry is highly desirable.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to overcoming obstacles.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for storytelling and a keen eye for detail.
Job Category: assistant director
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dehradun

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