“1st day on the job”
INT. ACCOUNTING OFFICE/DAY
Key Accountant: to clerk
“The Electric department needs cash, tell the Gaffer to have the Best Boy fill out a PC request.”
Clerk, staring blankly at the Accountant
What is a Gaffer?
Film is its own world and if you did not grow up in it or work in it previously, you probably will not know who is who or who or the hierarchy. That’s okay, you can learn now!
Each project will vary on who is employed and how many in each position but the above is a general guideline. Stay tuned for a glossary of Film/TV terms and position descriptions in next month’s blog!