On bigger sets not there all the time key pa

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On bigger sets, not there all the time Key PA – Production Assistant o In charge of all other production assistants Director of Photography Does not decide the shots Oversee Camera Team Grip Department – rigging and apparatus Electrical department Camera Team Camera Operator o Looking through camera, frame the shot o Make sure there are no booms (mikes), no lights, no flags (control light) in the shot o Make sure camera is what and where it should be 1 st AC – Assistant Camera o In charge of touching camera o Set dials, settings, filters, and lenses of camera 2 nd AC – Have the slate o Keep all accessories clean and ready o Record keeper o Make sure sounds and shots are in sync o Take care of data or film DIT (Digital Image Technician) o Take SD card, back up all data, offload it, clean it, put it back in the camera o Send footage directly into editing room Camera intern
o Yeah Grip Department Key grip o In charge of all rigging and equipment set up o In charge of apple boxes, clamps, stands for flags, safety chains, shot bags o Do not deal with electric, only stands for lights o Strong arms on set Dolly Grip o Entire job is with the Dolly o Lay track, Masonite o Honorary part of camera department if no dolly is present Best Boy Grip o In charge of inventory of truck o Time sheets 3 rd grip o Additional help Electrical Department Gaffer o Touches the lights o Chief lighting technician o Entire Lighting department o Sets up lights according to DP o Sometimes have to interpret what DP says o Carry light meter Best Boy electric o Second in command o In charge of electric truck, generator o Distribute power cables 3 rd electric Sound Sound Mixer o In charge of making clean dialogue o Wear headphones for booms, get rid of background noise o In charge of getting ambience o Getting lines and rerecording lines, even off set, called wilds Boom operators o Operate the boom WOAH o Have to be in exactly the right spot o Boom line, point where boom is just out of frame o Want to get as close to actors as possible, but that causes a lot of problems Utility o Run cables to boom and other such stuff Production designer
Biggest Department In charge of everything in front of camera o Props o Costumes o Sets o Make up Work heavily with DP to agree with lighting Art Director o Drawings, blueprints, planning, oversees building of the set Set decorator o Construction of set Editor One who cuts the movie we see into the film Director tells them how to do it Notes on dailies, all shots made that day Rough cut – editor putting movie together based on director’s notes on dailies Script Supervisor o Have to keep track of consistency and continuity in shot o Help director with mistakes o Bad continuity = shit Post Production Supervisor o Replaces UPM in post and oversees the rest of the production Six phases of Production Development – idea into script o

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