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Gaffer: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set
Gaffer: Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set

The gaffer on a film crew is the chief electrician on a film set and is responsible for the lighting department on a movie. Gaffers work under the direction of the director of photography. On a movie set, the gaffer will usually set up the lights that the cinematographer requests, and will direct the grips to move and adjust the properties of the light as needed.

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Filmmaking Shooting Video Video

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