After noted director Vikraman became president of Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association, things have been looking up for assistant directors.
They would be getting better salaries and working conditions would improve.
Director Vikraman said : “ The salary of assistant directors will vary according to the budget of a film. We have decided to set aside a percentage of the budget as remuneration for AD’s, and they will have to be paid every month until the film is complete.”
Vikraman and his team has also decided to launch a website , which would put up portfolios of artists and technicians, to help filmmakers. The association has also decided to loan members free cameras to make short films.