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When you contract one of our production crew members, you will be receiving top-notch service from an industry professional. They’ll find the best angles and the most suitable locations for capturing film. Our crew takes on a clients-eye-view so that your most memorable moments are filmed with quality in mind.
From the Director of Photography to the Production Assistants, and every production crew member in between; you can rely on our crew’s expertise and be rest assured they will produce high-quality media that meets your standards.
Our crew members are not restricted to our studio locations, we offer our services globally. Wherever your next production takes you, the C&I Studios production crew will be right there with you capturing every vital moment. Let us help you make movie magic. Our crew, production gear, and studio spaces are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
The Producer is the person who oversees the entire production. They are in charge of planning and executing the crucial parts of the production; including but not limited to work before, during, and after the filming. A few examples of what they will oversee are script selection, hiring talent, the production schedule, and making sure that any and all post-production edits and reshoots are done.
The Director of Photography is the overseer of the lighting and camera crews during production. They are responsible for making sure that the aesthetic of the footage is matching the tone of the script and vision of the director. They make many of the artistic and technical decisions for the film that include, but are not limited to, camera brands and types used to shoot the footage, filters being used, or what camera lenses to are needed.
The Camera Operator is the person in charge of operating the camera equipment during filming. It is their job to capture the footage. They know how to frame a shot, how to work the camera to its fullest potential including any accessories such as switching out lenses, and making sure they’re capturing the right kind of footage for the film
The 1st AC, or Focus Puller, is responsible for maintaining the camera. This can include things such as clearing dirt from the film gate and adjusting the follow focus. They assist with the upkeep of the cameras while filming, and it is their main job to keep the subject being filmed in focus. This job takes knowledge of a mass range of cameras and how to operate them properly.
It is the job of the 2nd AC, or Clapper Loader, to take care of things like loading film, slating scenes, or maintaining the camera report. They are in charge of keeping a log of scenes, takes, rolls, photographic filters used, and other production data. They maintain records and paperwork for the camera department.
This person is in charge of operating the movi apparatus and camera effectively. They know how to set up and use the movi rig properly. They’ll know how to attach any camera to their rig and operate it successfully for the production.
The Audio Mixer works in post-production on audio edits. They are in charge of making sure all audio is clear and clean by removing background noise. It is also their job to make sure that the film’s audio provides the correct aesthetic to the film’s footage.
The Boom Operator is an important role in the audio crew. They’ll operate any and all audio equipment on set. That includes all microphones on set, including the titular boom microphones, and upkeep all audio equipment throughout filming.
The Gaffer is in charge of lighting the entire production. They will be managing all lighting equipment and troubleshooting any lighting problems that might come up. They will also be in charge of the crew that handles all the lighting equipment for the production.
The Grip is the person who sets up the camera support equipment. They are in charge of making sure the rigging fully supports and allows the camera to move as it needs to. They know how to operate camera dollies, cranes, tracks and understand all camera setup.
DITs support the camera team with technical and creative tasks regarding the digital camera. Their purpose is to ensure the production has the best technical quality possible. They are also responsible for managing data on set, such as making backups and quality checks of the material.
The Production Assistant’s supports the director and the producer on set. They perform a plethora of jobs such as distributing scripts to coordinating talent on set, and running any errands for the film production as needed. Production assistants are there to the support the entire production in order to keep the film running smoothly.