Who’s Who In The Camera Department (Camera Lesson 19)

Summary: Ryan covers the different roles and responsibilities of the positions in the camera department: director of photography, camera operator, 1st assistant camera, 2nd assistant camera, digital media technician, digital image technician, and finally camera production assistant.

Length: 5:30 minutes


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    • Tim
      Tim says:

      “Slate the scene” means putting the slate up in front of the camera before the scene starts. The slate shows the different information important to that take, such as scene number, take number, director, DP, etc. It is also used to sync sound when the sound isn’t recorded to the same media as the visuals, such as with film and external audio mixers.

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