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People who work in film-making and theatre

animator

noun

someone who makes animated movies or cartoons

art director

noun

someone whose job is to decide about the clothes, lights, and scenery for a play or movie

auteur

noun

a movie director who has almost total control over their movies

best boy

noun

someone whose job is to help the person in charge of fitting or repairing the electrical equipment needed for making a movie

bluescreen

noun

a method used in movie making that involves filming the action in front of a background of a single color and later replacing the background with a scene

cameraman

noun

someone who operates a camera for making movies or television programs

director

noun

someone who is in charge of making a movie or program, or getting a play ready for performance, especially by telling the actors and technical staff what to do

directorial

adjective

relating to the work of a director, especially a movie director

filmmaker

noun

a movie director, especially an independent director who has full control over the movies he or she makes

gaffer

noun

someone whose job is to control the use of the lights when a movie is being made

grip

noun

someone whose job is to move cameras around while television programs or movies are being made

moviemaker

noun

a filmmaker

producer

noun

someone whose job is to organize the work and money involved in making a movie, play, television program, CD, etc.

stage manager

noun

someone who is in charge of the practical arrangements for a play or other show

stunt man

noun

a man whose job is to perform dangerous actions in a movie

stunt woman

noun

a woman whose job is to perform dangerous actions in a movie

cinematographer

noun

moviemaking

noun

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