First Assistant Director Resume Example

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Aasiya Singh

Address: 1119 Doctors Drive, 90405, Santa Monica, CA, United States
Email address:
Phone number: 310-795-9307


Meticulous and creative Assistant Director with an excellent eye for detail, a proven track record of success, and extraordinary knowledge of the entertainment industry.

The 2017 Academy Award winner for Best Assistant Director. Experienced in the whole filmmaking process from pre-production to final edit and release.

Work experience

01/2018 - 02/2019, First Assistant Director, DreamWorks Pictures, LLC, Santa Monica, CA, United States
  • Co-Directed and produced five commercials and two documentaries, ensuring that clients' goals were met.
  • Collaborated with directors, executive producers, editors, and marketing teams.
  • Conducted market research to identify current trends.
  • Provided weekly drafts to supervisors in order to find and execute any corrections.
  • Won the 2017 Academy Award for Best Assistant Director.
05/2016 - 12/2017, First Assistant Director, Sony Music Entertainment, LLC, Culver City, CA, United States
  • Was in charge of shooting timetable, ensuring that daily targets were always met.
  • Using own judgement and knowledge, resolved any issues on set.
  • Collaborated with various production teams to plan the shooting prior to filming; actively participated in the whole filming process from the pre-production to final edit and release. 
  • Stayed up-to-date with entertainment industry knowledge and innovations.
06/2014 - 08/2014, Broadcasting Intern, Portland Trail Blazers, LLC, Tysons, VA, United States
  • Operated and was responsible for all sorts of production equipment including cameras, lighting equipment, and microphones.
  • Supported Directors and Executive Producers.
  • Performed other duties as assigned by supervisors.


09/2012 - 05/2016, Film Directing, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, United States

Top 5% of the Program

Clubs and Societies: Economics Society, Golf Club, Surfing Society

09/2008 - 06/2012, High School, St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata, India

Graduated with Distinction (Grade 1 - A/excellent equivalent in all 4 subjects)


Languages Skills
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office
Final Draft, Celtx
The Black List, Launch Pad
Interpersonal Skills
Ability to Work under Pressure
Good Team Player
Time Management


09/2010 - 06/2011, Videographer, St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata, India


05/2016, Director's Foundation Certificate, The Los Angeles Film School


Exploring distant lands
Capturing moments
Every kind of sport

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