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Book Review: The Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook
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Grip & Lighting
The 5 Major Mistakes Inexperienced Gaffers Make on Set
Working as a gaffer can be a very difficult and stressful job. It can be very easy to make simple mistakes or let the stress get to you. There are definitely some things you can keep in mind that will make your day easier, more efficient, ease communication, increase the possibility of a call back […]
Working as a Grip or Electric
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This is an in-depth blog breaking down Working as a low level grip or electric in film and television. Please comment below. As a reader it is your responsibility to help us make this post better! What is it missing? Have any questions? This post began as two separate posts, but were merged due to […]
‘Grip It Good’, Mark Vargo Shares the Importance of Grips in this Short Doc
We started HowToFilmSchool in early 2012 with the intention of helping new filmmakers learn more about all the important jobs below the line on a film set. It has been a tough road, but we are very proud of what we have accomplished thus far. One of the often neglected departments in the film industry […]
William F Whites Releases “Tool Belt”, an Online and Mobile Educational Resource
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This morning, rental house William F Whites released a fantastic new educational phone app! Looks like gaffers, grips, DOPs and all lighting technicians everywhere have a new educational resource to check out with William F Whites release of Tool Belt an Online and Mobile Education Resource. What’s in William F Whites Tool Belt App? With […]