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1st AC (First AC)

Expert Sources: Derek Plough
Last updated: Mar 29, 2024
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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