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Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production, 2nd Edition by Lorene Wales

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Grip and Electric

 

 

 

 

The grip and electric departments work very closely together, which is why they are grouped together in this chapter. Both departments also answer to the DP and work along side the camera department. In this chapter the grip and electric teams are delineated along with descriptions of the many pieces of equipment required to run these departments. Additionally, one important aspect of these crews is their speed of operation. Nothing can slow an entire production down like a sluggish lighting team. Of particular importance is the end-of-the-day wrap. This crew must wrap quickly and efficiently. Therefore, special attention is paid to this procedure. Figure 10.1 shows the lighting hierarchy.

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