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What Is A Music Supervisor?

  Duties The music supervisor is primarily concerned with selecting songs to be placed in a film or television show’s soundtrack, and the licensing process necessary to clear the rights. The job starts with breaking […]

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What Is A Marketing and Publicity Manager?

Marketing and Publicity Manager Industries:  Film Personality type:  Communicator Departments:  Distribution The lowdown Overseeing the creation and planning of marketing campaigns for films Liaising with the Distributor, film studios and filmmakers Is this role right […]

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Art Department Coordinator

Art Department Coordinator Industries: Film Personality type:  Organizer Departments:  Art Department The lowdown managing communications between the art department and other departments monitoring the art department budget and reporting on spending to the Production Manager […]

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What Is An Armourer?

Armourer Industries:  Film Personality type:  Engineer Departments:  Art Department Job Duties Dealing with the use of weapons and firearms on film sets Making sure weapons are used legally, safely and correctly Carrying out risk assessments […]

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What Is A Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)?

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) Industries: Film Personality type: Technologist Departments:  Production The Lowdown Ensuring a digital camera is being used to produce high quality images Making sure all footage is secured and backed up, and […]

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What Does An Editor Do?

Editor Industries: Film, Television, SVOD, Social Media Personality type: Creative The lowdown Working closely with the Director or content creator to craft the finished product Working in an edit suite for long hours Running a […]

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What Is A Grip?

Best guess is the term “grip” comes from the old English theater, and referred to a tool bag or “bag of tricks.” When someone called for the grip, a technician would fetch the bag. Over […]

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What Is A Director of Photography?

The camera serves as the audience’s eye into worlds that are strange, dramatic, and fascinating. Through film and television the viewer suspends disbelief to accompany the cast on an adventure—to end in catastrophe or celebration. […]