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First AC

Expert Sources: Derek Plough
Last updated: Feb 15, 2023
Reads: 26,153

Career Overview

The First AC manages the camera gear and crew on a film set. They work under the Cinematographer, recommending cameras, lenses, and other support gear.

Alternate Titles

1st Assistant Camera, Camera Technician

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Salary Range

$70,000 to $250,0001