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A gaffer"s perspective on independent filmmaking

Rick M. Lord

A gaffer"s perspective on independent filmmaking

practices, techniques, and tricks of the trade revealed

by Rick M. Lord

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Published by Universal-Publishers in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Production and direction,
  • Independent films,
  • Cinematography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRick M. Lord
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.P7 L67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032971M
    ISBN 101612330592
    ISBN 109781612330594
    LC Control Number2011035385

    independent film: its ontology (what is independent film or what defines a notion of The five chapters in part one of the book discuss the meaning of independent film from the historical perspective of Hollywood’s creation of their independent Independent Filmmaking Around the Globe shows that independent film is not a static. FILM LICIITll'C is a living, changing art. Ever more sensitive film emulsions influence the choice of lighting equipment; advanced lamp design dictates new ways of lighting. To cap ture the essence of these new methods, I ap­ proached several cinematographers and gaffers to discuss their work and Size: 8MB.

      Here's a hypnotic video showing the importance of film lighting. Watch as this woman -- yes, this is just one woman -- finds her features altered as the lighting shifts around her. The plans of her face move, the vibe she projects alters, and the genre of film she's in morphs from drama to horror to comedy. (Hat tip: Sploid at Gizmodo.) The video. He is author of the book "A Gaffer"s Perspective on Independent making".

    Glossary of Grip & Gaffer Terms. Apple Box. An Apple Box is a wooden box used to raise furniture or actors (ie make a shorter actor taller). To allow flexibility in the degree of elevation, apple boxes are available as full (8" high), half (4" high), quarter (2" high) and eighth (1" high) sizes. Manages the budget for a film project. The future of filmmaking is not Hollywood. It is the thousands of Filmmakers empowered by the digital revolution. Filmmaking Stuff provides modern filmmaking tactics, including screenwriting, film financing, film producing and film distribution.


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Oh, and digital cameras are cheaper than the film cameras of. There are tales, too, of solo sailors and families embarking on voyages across the oceans that have seen the Old Gaffers Association become a world-wide community.

Jim Rockeller, owner of the Bald Mountain Boat Works in Camden, Maine, and instigator of the first OGA group in America, wrote of the OGA in 'Membership requirements are simple.

The Gaffer (gaffer definition) (Chief Lighting Technician) is the Lighting Technician on a film set that is responsible for the execution of the cinematographer’s lighting plan. He or she works directly with the cinematographer and runs the lighting crew to achieve the look of the film the DOP is going for.

Gaffer (filmmaking) In film and television crews, the gaffer or chief lighting technician is the head electrician, responsible for the execution (and sometimes the design) of the lighting plan for a production.

The term "gaffer" originally related to the moving of overhead equipment to control lighting levels using a gaff. Filmmaking, like any other art form, has its own language and vocabulary. Once that language is mastered, films can be understood at a new level.

Camera angle: The position of the camera in relation to the subject it shows: above it, looking down (a high angle); on the same level (a straight-on angle); looking up (a low angle).File Size: 1MB.

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It's the gaffer. And on this week's edition of Filmthe web series that shows you who's who on a movie set, you'll get some very illuminating facts about this essential behind-the-scenes role. Gaffers design, set-up and maintain lighting and lighting-related electrical needs on film and television production sets.

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Gaffers, Gofers, and Grips: Role-Based Coordination in Temporary Organizations Article (PDF Available) in Organization Science 17(1) February .Centre for Arts and Technology’s campus in Kelowna puts our film students in a central location with access to film sets in both the Okanagan and the Lower Mainland.

In addition to small independent film shoots and larger budget production industry projects, all of our students get the chance to direct at least one of their own short films.Richard Michael Lord (born Aug in Inglewood, California) is an American film actor, producer, director, gaffer and author.

He is perhaps most known for being a co-founder of Matchlight Films along with brothers Phillip Wade and Tim Wade. He is author of the book "A Gaffer's Perspective on Independent Filmmaking".