Assistant director is generally a multiple credit for modern films, although on
older films, it is typical to find only a single, undifferentiated credit
for assistant director. Note that it is currently our policy also to place
credits for direction on secondary units in the
assistant director section; this includes assistant directors on those units. Please note that supervising directors should be submitted to the director section. Some lesser related credits should still
be submitted to the miscellaneous crew section, such as runner, production
intern, production assistant, and assistant to director. However, there are some exceptions to this: trainee assistant
director credits (e.g., DGA trainee) should be submitted to the assistant director section.
A list of the occupations currently being used can be displayed by clicking on the gray list icon ( ) next to the occupation field.
Tracking your contribution
You can now track the status of your Credit submission and if it has not been approved, we'll tell you the reason why.
If you are using the mobile apps, mobile website or desktop website you can access this feature via the 'Track your contribution' button, which has been added to the submission email receipt. Additionally, if you are using the desktop website, you can also use the 'Track Contribution' button now found in your contribution history page.
Clicking this button will take you to IMDb Contributor,
our new contribution specific site where you will be shown the status of your request.