Tom Kane's

Film Production Workshop

As the Assistant Director (AD), you have to be ready for anything and everything. The AD must keep the production set disciplined for the Director at all times. Keeping on top of every aspect of the shoot, the AD is the primary communicator to all on the set.

The Assistant Director (AD) is responsible for the following:

  • Script Breakdown
  • Production Board & Schedule
  • Call Sheet
  • Production Report
  • Day-out-of-Days
  • and much, much more...

Tom Kane's Film and Video Production Workshop, will teach you not only what you need to know to become a disciplined assistant director, but also the skills to be a successful feature film producer and a shrewd unit production manager.

Also learn the roles of the 2nd AD and 2nd 2nd AD!

Tom Kane's Film Production Workshop was recorded on location in Denver, CO during a live workshop and is now available as a Film Workshop DVD Series or to download as Video Chapters.

The entire Film Production Workshop Download Package includes: 10 Chapter Downloads of the 3-Day Film Workshop, recorded live, plus the Workshop Manual, and both Prizzi's Honor and Crossfire Trail screenplays. The videos are enhanced with visual references to The Workshop Manual.

Through this course Tom will discuss factors related to International Filming as well, with examples from his own work as Producer of Crossfire Trail (filmed in Canada) and Brush with Fate (filmed in The Netherlands).


Tom Kane, film producerTom Kane has had a long and distinguished career in the film and television industry. As a Producer, Production Manager and Assistant Director, his clients have included Twentieth Century Fox, Miramax Films, Columbia Pictures...


Directors Guild of America (DGA)

Producers Guild of America (PGA)

Writers Guild of America (West)

Writers Guild of America (East)

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)