1st AD
Ian Astridge
Assistant Directors

Ian is a highly experienced 1st AD with over 30 years of experience across all levels of film, television and commercial production, working in the UK and Australia plus locations worldwide.
Ian is a member of the ADG (Assistant Directors Guild) in the UK and the Screen Producers Association and ADG (Australian Directors Guild) in Australia.

Feature Films

BLACKWATER - ABYSS 1st AD
Thrills & Spills & Silver Wings Films Ltd | Directed by Andrew Trauki
Produced by Michael Robertson, Neal Kingston & Pam Collis

THE MAD AXEMAN 1st AD
Fugitive Films | Directed by William Kerley
Produced by Rebecca Long

FIFTY 1st AD
Ebony Life TV | Directed by Biyi Bandele
Produced by Tope Ogun | Exec. Producer Mo Abudu

URBAN AND THE
SHED CREW
1st AD
Cicadian Pictures | Directed by Candida Brady
Produced by Matthew Mitchell, Candida Brady & Titus Ogilvy
Featuring Richard Armitage, Anna Friel & Neil Morrisey

ROAD TRAIN 1st AD
Prodigy Movies | Directed by Dean Francis
Produced by Michael Robertson
Featuring Sophie Lowe, Xavier Samuels, Bob Morley & Georgina Haig

BLACKWATER 1st AD
Prodigy Movies | Directed by Andrew Trauki & David Nerlich
Produced by Michael Robertson
Featuring Dianne Glenn, Maeve Dermody & Andy Rodereda

DARKLANDS 1st AD 
Metrodome Films | Directed by Julian Richards
Produced by Paul Brooks
Featuring Craig Fairbrass & Rowena King

THE INNOCENT 
SLEEP
1st AD 
Timedial Films | Directed by Scott Michelle
Produced by Matthew Vaughn
Featuring Michael Gambon, Rupert Graves, Annabella Sciora & Franco Nero

TV

INSTITUTE
TV Movie
1st AD
BBC Four/Gecko Films | Directed by Amit Lahav
Produced by John Wyver & Rosalind Wynn

HETTY FEATHER 
Series 2, 3 & 4
1st AD
BBC | Directed by Delyth Thomas & Reza Moradi 
Produced by Davis Collier

STAN LEE'S 
LUCKY MAN
1st AD
Carnival Films | Directed by Jon East
Produced by Chris Clough

TEACUP TRAVELS 1st AD
BBC | Directed by Simon Hynd
Produced by Micky McPherson

PACKED TO THE
RAFTERS
1st AD
Network Seven | Directed by Steve Jodrell, Kevin Carlin & Pino Amenta
Produced by Jo Porter & Chris Martin-Jones

SICK
TV Movie
1st AD
MTV | Directed by Christiaan & Connor Van Vuuren
Produced by Jason Harty & Chloe Pickard

THE JESTERS 1st AD
Movie Network | Directed by Angus Fitzsimons
Produced by Kevin Brumpton | Series Producer Barbara Gibbs

HOME & AWAY 1st AD
Network Seven | Directed by Geoffrey Nottage, Scott Hartford Davis,
Di Drew & David Gould
Produced by Cameron Welsh

OUT OF THE 
BLUE
1st AD
Southern Star / BBC | Directed by Scott Hartford Davis, Di Drew
& David Gould
Produced by Julie McGauran

DOUBLE THE FIST 1st AD
ABC TV | Directed by Craig Anderson, Brian Moses, Douglas Bayne
& Tony Walters
Produced by Jason Harty

HEADLAND 1st AD
Network Seven | Directed by Catherine Miller, Ian Watson & J.P. Mingon
Produced by Jo Porter

MCLEOD'S 
DAUGHTERS
Series 2 - 4
1st AD 
Millennium Television | Directed by Karl Zwicky, Chris Martin-Jones 
& Jessica Hobbs
Supervising Producers Susan Bower & Karl Zwicky

I, SPRY 1st AD
ABC / Screen Australia | Directed by Peter Butt
Produced by Anna Grieve

DARWIN'S BRAVE 
NEW WORLD
1st AD
Screenworld (Aus) / CBC (Canada) | Directed by Lisa Matthews
Produced by Sally Regan & Andrew Ferns

THE PRIME MINISTER
IS MISSING
1st AD
ABC / Film Australia | Directed by Peter Butt
Produced by Sally Regan

Other Credits

SMOKE BETWEEN TREES Line Producer
Sensation Philosophy | Directed by Michael Joy
Produced by Michael Joy
SCOTT AND SID Associate Producer
Dreamchasers | Directed by Scott Elliott
Produced by Sid Sadowskyj
MEN'S GROUP Line Producer
Sensation Philosophy | Directed by Michael Joy
Produced by John L. Simpson
Featuring Paul Tassone, Steven LeMarquand, Grant Dodwell, Steve Rogers & Paul Gleeson
 
View CV listing Add to bookmarks Download PDF

Sign In

Enter your details to see what is in The Pipeline

Reset password

Reset your password

Enter your registered email address

In the pipeline



Coming soon.