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Grip

Expert Sources: Les Tomita
Date: August 22, 2019
Reads: 11,410

Career Overview

Grips are part of the Grip Department. The Key Grip hires and oversees the Best Boys, Dolly Grips, Hammers and Rigging crew for a production. They make sure sets and rigs are safely built and maintained, collaborate with the Gaffer on lighting and, after the 1st AD, ensure safety on set.

Alternate Titles

First Company Grip

Avg. Salary

$59,0001

Salary Range

$41K-$131K1