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1st AC

1st AC: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set
1st AC: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set

The first assistant cameraperson or 1st AC is the person on a film set responsible for pulling focus. For this reason, the first AC is often called the focus puller. The first assistant camera on a film crew works under the direction of the director of photographer, and will often assist with camera tech duties, such as lens changes. On smaller sets, the 1st AC might operate the slate.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Filmmaking Shooting Video Video

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