Do you want to work in Film? But, in which position? This article is the part 2 of Film Crew- Titles- Salary- Duties and Responsibilities. In case you missed to read our part 1, please read that first and then continue reading this afterwards.
Film Crew Position Titles List: Camera, Light & Sound Department
Camera Department: Film Crew Names
- Director of Photography (DOP)
Responsibilities- They work directly with the Director to decide the overall look of the film seen through the camera. They decide which lenses to use, lighting setup, framing, etc.
Salary- Depends on skills and experience.
- Camera Operator
Responsibilities- The camera operator physically controls and operates the camera, the shot’s framing, and the camera movements as instructed by the DOP.
Salary- Depends on skills and experience and budget.
- Camera Assistant
Responsibilities- The camera assistant helps setup the camera and lenses. He is in charge of measuring and pulling focus during filming.
Salary- Rs. 20-30000
Light Department: Film Crew Names
Responsibilities- Gaffer develops a lighting plan according to the desires of the DOP. The gaffer decides where and which lights are to be placed.
Salary- Depends on skills. Average Rs. 2 lakh
Responsibilities- Grips’ responsibility is to “shape the light” which includes creating pattern and shadow effects, coloring light, diffusing or blocking light.
Salary- Depends on skills.
Sound Department: Film Crew Names
We have already written a detailed article on all the personnel in the sound department. Check out that here
Two of the key personnel are-
- Production Sound Mixer–
Responsibilities- He is responsible to record all the sounds in a film set or location. He decides which microphone to use and also the microphone positions.
Salary- Rs. 10-20000 per day.
- Sound Re-Recording Mixer–
Responsibilities- Mixing is the last stage in creating the final Soundtrack of a film. A Re-Recording Mixer combines all the components of sound and mixes them.
Salary- Rs. 30-40000 per day with studio charges.