Key production assistant
The key PA is the chief on-set/on-location assistant of the 1st AD in terms of set operations.
Specific duties will include:
- Management of walkie-talkies, traffic cones, and other production staff equipment
- Management of other production assistants
- Assist in the direction of background action and the supervision of crowd control
- Assist in set lock-downs
- Assist in the functioning of the shooting set and crew
PA assists in the production office or in various departments with general tasks, such as assisting the first assistant director with set operations.