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A gaffer

Setting the lights for the shooting.
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  Lighting crew

Grip works on the set for several different departments (in theater he would be called the stagehand). Lighting grips trim, disperse and prepare the light.

Gaffer is the main electrician on the set and he is responsible for lighting the shot according to the Cinematographer's directions. Gaffer supervises over his electricians on the light placement before and during the shooting.

Spark installs and adjusts the lights under gaffer's supervision.

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