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Best boy

Best boy: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set
Best boy: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set

The term best boy is applied to two separate positions on a film crew: best boy grip and best boy electric. On a film set, best boy grip is the second highest ranking crew member in the grip department and works under the direction of the key grip. The best boy electric position in film production refers to the second highest ranking person in the electrical department, underneath the gaffer.

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Skill Level Appropriate for all
2h 13m
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Filmmaking Shooting Video Video

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