Former actor Dency Nelson has been a TV stage manager for some 35 years and has worked more than two dozen Oscar telecasts.
One of Hollywood’s most sought after 1st ADs is Adam Somner, whose résumé before he even crossed the Atlantic included some of the most revered names in the British film industry.
UPM Carol Cuddy has worked to get New York City location managers recognized by the Guild and helped engage the mayor’s office when it revoked movie parking permits.
Second AD Tony Eng discusses how his experiences being a DGA trainee on ER helped pave the way to working on such diverse TV shows as Liv and Maddie and How to Get Away with Murder.
From Radio City Music Hall to the Oscars to Peter Pan Live!, Stage Manager Lynn Finkel discusses the excitement and pressure of working in live television.