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- Above The Line vs Below The Line
- Above The Line Crew
- Below The Line Crew – Production
- Assistant Directors
- Camera Department
- Grip Department
“Above the line” film crew positions are usually found at the very top of a production hierarchy chart. Above the line crew members are those who carry the most creative or financial responsibility for a given project, and they usually work all the way from pre-production to post. They are the ones who make major decisions and are often directly re...
The term “director” usually refers to someone who directs actors on stage, in a movie, on television, or even on video games. However, the director of a film also directs the other people involved in the production. This includes casting, scriptwriting, and even the special effects and music in the film. Many directors like Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino, David Fincher are consider “Auteurs.” Auteur Theory is a way of looking at films that state that the director is the “author” of a film.
A film Producer is often the person responsible for making sure all the details fall into place for the production of a movie. One key thing to know is that the majority of projects have multiple producers.Another key thing to know is that there are different types of producers. Some focus predominantly on securing funding and/or distribution and/or attaching special assets early on in the development process, in the independent world, while some focus on story and creative aspects of the pro...
The person who sources and secures the financing for a film production is called the executive producer. Ensuring there is enough money for the project is the executive producer’s top priority.
During preproduction, often it is the line producer who generates the full production (sometimes called a line item) budget, as well as breaking down the script and generating a preliminary shooting schedule. The line producer is responsible for ensuring that the movie is shot according to the production schedule and budget. On the production side, the line producer’s main task is to make sure that the movie is delivered on time and under budget. If it doesn’t meet these goals, he or she will...
Unit Production Manager
On very low budget movies, this position is often combined with that of line producer. A UPM or unit production manager manages the day-to-day operations of the film productionteam (film crew) and ensures that they are well supported and equipped to complete their tasks. In other words, a UPM ensures the safety of cast and crew during production and ensures that the final footage meets expectations. More often than not, this is done in conjunction with one or more of the producers. The job re...
In lower budget production, this role is often combined with UPM. Production Coordinators are essential for making sure that all the little things happen on a set or in a movie studio. They keep everything in sync and organized on a film set. They ensure that there’s enough food and drinks on set. They check in with various departments to avoid and/or solve minor to medium level problems. They ensure that the actors are prepared and managed. They make sure everyone is where they need to be be...
1st Assistant Director
A 1st Assistant Director (first or 1st AD) is one of many crew members responsible for keeping the set running smoothly. They are debatably the most important crew position that handles this. A 1st AD coordinates various functions on set with the rest of the crew. They manage the day-to-day operations of the film production, from scheduling cast, crew, and equipment to coordinating with certain department heads as it pertains to shoot scheduling. They are typically in charge of safety on set...
2nd Assistant Director
A second assistant director creates daily call sheets from the production schedule. The “second” also serves as the “backstage manager”.They liaise with actors, put them through their make-up and wardrobe and relieve the “first” of these duties. They report to the 1st AD.
2nd 2nd Assistant Director
The 2nd 2nd AD (often referred to as the 3rd AD outside the U.S.) is the primary assistant to the first assistant director, and is responsible for coordinating the work of all the background actors, certain crew, production assistants and sometimes talent.
The location manager is responsible for managing shooting locations to be used in a film. This can (occasionally include scouting for locations) include dealing with permits, settling location contracts, coordinating with other departments, and more. Location managers are also responsible for making sure that the production company, the cast, and the crew all have the best experience possible on set. If the location manager is not properly prepared and knowledgeable, the entire production may...
The location scout’s job is to find the perfect place to shoot. He or she will study the space, read the script, and make sure there are no major obstacles in the way. The location scout will most likely meet with the director and producers beforehand to determine if the space will work for their needs. The location scout should also have a keen eye for cost. Because the location scout will be doing a lot of scouting for free, he or she must be able to find good locations for a fee that fits...
The Transport Captains in your film transport the cast and crew from one location to another by private cars, mini-buses or coaches. If you’re a low-budget film, you may only have one Transport Captain who makes sure that everyone arrives on time.
All transportation needs for the production will be coordinated by the transportation coordination person. Transporting equipment and crew to the filming locations as well as to any other necessary areas relative to the shoot is included in this.
Picture Car Coordinator
The picture car coordinator is responsible for everything relating to the usage, repair, modification, and movement of vehicles on the set. They are also responsible for ensuring that the cars are always kept in good shape, so that unforeseen accidents will not interrupt the rigid schedule of movie production. However, this position often only exists are very large budget films.Otherwise this job may be handled by either the head of transportation department, a member of the art department, o...
Production Sound Mixer
A production sound mixer typically works with audio engineers and directors to ensure that the soundtrack of a film production is in sync and properly balanced. Depending on the type of film being made, this could involve working with sound engineers on location, working with a studio to produce the sounds in post-production, or any combination thereof. Often in low budget production, the mixer manages all sound recording on the set, and any on site real time mixing.They also typically manage...
Boom operators work in conjunction with the production sound mixer. The boom operator holds a microphone on a pole and that microphone is often the primary source of audio. The Boom operator is also responsible for yelling ACTION into the boom mic before each take…we are just joking on that last one that would be insane = )
The sound utility assists the sound department and acts as a liaison between the department and set to problem-solve any issues that arise in the production that could jeopardize sound quality. This position is far more common on larger budget productions. They support the production sound mixer and boom operators by setting up and maintaining audio hardware, keeping the set quiet for capture, and helping resolve any audio problems that might come up.
A script supervisor is primarily responsible for making sure the script dialog and shots are adhered to, notating each take, as well as notating improvisations by the actors. Their log is often passed to the editor to make editing the film significantly easier. On a lower budget set, they are in charge of the continuity of the motion picture including wardrobe, props, set dressing, hair, makeup and the actions of the actors during a scene. However, on medium and larger budget productions, a s...
Director of Photography
A director of photography(Cinematographer, DP, DOP) is responsible for establishing the visual look of the movie. They are typically the one who will be in charge of the camera, and will set the camera’s lighting, as well as use different lenses to capture the images, film stock (if you are shooting film), camera selection, shot selection, camera operation and other elements. Generally they tell production the cost of the camera and lighting packages that will be needed to shoot the productio...
1st Assistant Camera
The first assistant camera (also called the 1st assistant camera, 1st AC, first AC, or focus puller) has one main job: to keep the right subject in focus throughout each scene. Many people just think 1st AC’s just pull focus but that is just the tip of the iceberg. They are thinking ahead 25 steps to ensure that the department runs smoothly while their hand is on the focus wheel keeping the shot in focus.
2nd Assistant Camera
The second assistant camera (2nd AC) or clapper loader is a member of a film crew whose main function is to load film magazines (if you are shooting on film), loading hard drive or cards for recording on digital film cameras, operate the slate, creating camera reports, and keep records and paperwork. 2nd ACs are needed in every production; they are essential to every single project.
The key grip is the person in charge of the grip crew on a film or television production. The men and women are in charge of positioning the production’s nonelectrical lighting gear. The people who position this equipment are also under their supervision. He’s also responsible for all the keys on a film set…again just kidding on that last one. = )
The dolly grip is used to operate the camera dolly. This technician places, levels, and moves the dolly track, then pushes and pulls the dolly while the camera operator and camera assistant ride.
Rigging Grips (aka Riggers), are a type of Grip. They assist with sets up, production moves, and setting up and dismantling sets, equipment, and scenery.
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