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Cinematography: The art and science of motion picture photography Key roles Director of photography: The DP, or cinematographer, is the camera and lighting supervisor on the production. Specific duties • Operation of cameras • Coordination of lighting • Create shot lists for each day of production in coordination with the director 1st Assistant Camera Assists the DP in camera operation and maintenance and works in coordination with the script supervisor in naming, slating,  and logging shots and reels/tapes Specific duties • Slating, loading of film or digital storage and logging • Focus marking and pulling Camera maintenance Gaffer (Lighting designer) the gaffer is the chief electrician who supervises set lighting in accordance with the requirements of the  DP Specific Duties • Lighting of sets and locations • Maintenance of lighting equipment

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