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Key Grip

Expert Sources: Greg Flores
Last updated: Jan 25, 2024
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Career Overview

The Key Grip supervises the Grip Department on a film set, providing all support for lights and camera on set. They shape light for a cinematic quality.

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Head of Grip Department

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