Open AD lectures on Spring 2023

While organising our BBG AD Bootcamp’s courses for this spring we decided to open few lectures for all to participate. In case you’ve been craving more information of AD’ing in general or are interested in these topics – read further and sign up to our open lectures in the next few months!

Read more and sign up to our lectures below!

Lecture #1: Assistant Director’s job description and crew duties (in English / Finnish)

Saturday 4.2.2023 at Hotel GLO Art Helsinki from 12:30 to 16:30 with a coffee break

This lecture goes through

  • 1st AD’s job description: responsibilities, workflow and key tools
  • AD crew’s duties and responsibilities
  • different ways to form a crew of AD’s
  • crew communication and a bit of leadership knowledge
  • who reports to who, why and how
  • tips and tricks for all future AD’s

Lecture is held by our 1st AD Iiris Orasmaa in English (or in Finnish if all participants speak Finnish).

Attendance fees

Company representative 65 € (incl. VAT)
Freelancer 50 € (incl. VAT)
Student 40 € (incl. VAT)
BBG community member 25 (incl. VAT)
BBG agency member 15 € (incl. VAT)

Lecture #2: 2nd Assistant Director’s job description and introduction to call sheet workflow (in Finnish)

at BBG Office in Punavuori / via Zoom on 7.2.2023 klo 17:00-20:00

This lecture goes through

  • 2nd AD’s description: responsibilities, workflow and key tools
  • go-through of different ways of creating a call sheet
  • go-through of information all call sheets should include
  • go-through of other documents 2nd AD handles on their daily work
  • communication with other departments
  • tips and tricks for all future AD’s

Lecture is held by our 2nd AD Aino Niemi in Finnish.

Attendance fees

Company representative 50 € (incl. VAT)
Freelancer 40 € (incl. VAT)
Student 30 € (incl. VAT)
BBG community member 20 € (incl. VAT)
BBG agency members can join for fee.

Lecture #3: 3rd Assistant Director’s job description and introduction to extras casting (in Finnish)

via Zoom on 11.3.2023 klo 11:00-14:00

This lecture goes through

  • 3rd AD’s description: responsibilities, workflow and key tools
  • how to get started with a production
  • where do we get our extras from (in Finland)
  • communication with other departments
  • confirming talents and informing them of the shoot
  • tips and tricks for all future AD’s

Lecture is held by our 3rd AD & Casting Director Pia Nurmi in Finnish.

Attendance fees

Company representative 50 € (incl. VAT)
Freelancer 40 € (incl. VAT)
Student 30 € (incl. VAT)
BBG community member 20 € (incl. VAT)
BBG agency members can join for fee.

You can access the lecture(s) by signing on the attendance list via this link: