Richard Lingard

Course Leader, AD/Location Management | The NFTS
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Richard started work as in-house runner for Ridley and Tony Scott at their commercials company, RSA Films, in 1986. He left there and gradually worked his way up to being First AD on commercials and short films at Channel 4 before moving on to features and TV dramas.

He has worked on a wide variety of productions all over the world with directors such as Stephen Poliakoff, Beeban Kidron and US director/producer, Taylor Hackford. Richard now runs the Assistant Directing and Location Management courses at the National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield.

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Richard Lingard is appearing at the following sessions:

There’s Never Enough Time, Money or Light: What ACTUALLY Happens to Your Script When It's Filmed

There’s Never Enough Time, Money or Light: What ACTUALLY Happens to Your Script When It's Filmed

In this unmissable, epic session, we breakdown a screenplay with an entire production team – cast, director, producer, production designer, costume designer, first AD… The whole team on stage as they translate the screenplay into a schedule and budget.