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The Crew: Costume, Camera, Grip Departments
Category: Film Television & Video
Sub-Category: Film Making
Series: The Crew - Behind Scenes of the Film Industry
Item No: F2623DVD
SRP: $79.00
UPC: 709629226234
Copyright: 2005
CC: YES.
Marc Records: No
Language: English
Actor / Director:
Media Format: DVD
Minutes: 22
The Crew: Costume, Camera, Grip Departments
      Valuable for students aspiring to enter the world of Filmmaking. Young people everywhere are interested in "breaking in" to film production. However it is a business shrouded in mystique and it is very difficult to find out what its all about or how to get started. In this six program series, The Crew unravels the mystery and explores the various technical positions that form a film production unit. Covering 18 different departments from Grips to Costume, Lighting to Makeup, the series vividly presents the jobs and lives of film production workers and explores the technical aspects of producing a film by talking to the people who make it happen. In each program, The Crew follows technicians from three various departments, in the milieu of a film set as they perform their jobs. The technicians talk candidly about hierarchy, job demands and the creative aspects of each position. They discuss how to get started, entry-level skills required, pay rates to expect and the personal pros and cons of working in "the business." Costume Designer: Designs, creates, acquires and supervises the construction and fitting of all costumes and wardrobe. Works in consultation with the production designer and the director. Camera Operator: Responsible for the actual operation of the camera. 1st Assistant Camera: Responsible for adjusting the focus of the lens while fi lming. Also known as the focus puller. 2nd Assistant Camera: Responsble for marking the actors places, slating, paperwork, dealing with film stock, camera equipment and the lab. Key Grip: The head of the grip department. Responsible for overseeing the moving and set-up of cameras, lights, dolly track and other equipment as needed.
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      3 Stars - Video Librarian
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