Joining The DITs List

The Digital Imaging Technicians (DITs) list is a collection of people who have experience working in this capacity. They have all been recommended by at least one member of the PMA. The list is available to PMA members and is not open to the public.

Before applying, please check that your experience matches the relevant role described below:

Data Wrangler
Is a person who copies, verifies and delivers transcoded rushes data to the edit.

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
In addition to the skills listed for the data wrangler, is also required to provide technical advice to the DoP on set about gamma and colour settings on the camera to ensure the best possible image for post-production is recorded. A DIT MUST have a thorough technical understanding of look-up tables, colour space, camera formats, codecs and editing software.

To be eligible for inclusion on the site, DITs need:

  • to have worked for at least 2 production managers who are prepared to vouch for them, one of whom must be a member of the PMA
  • to supply the names and contact details of both a DOP and an Editor willing to give them a reference
  • to have worked on a minimum of 4 productions

Listed DITs will easily be able to update their work availability and contact details.

Accepted DIT’s benefit from access to discounted training (at PMA members’ rates).


The annual administration fee is £50 (reduced to £25 if joining after December). The year runs from 1st August to 31st July. Non-payment within 4 weeks of the due date will mean automatic removal from the system.

Apply to join the DITs list


The PMA retains the right to remove any person from the list at its own discretion.

We recommend that production managers take up references and check the DITs’ CVs before employing them.

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