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Term: Gaffer

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The chief or head electrician or supervisory lighting technician in the film/photography crew on a movie set, responsible for the design and execution of a production’s lighting plan on the set; the gaffer’s right-hand assistant is known as the best boy; gaffer tape refers to multi-purpose, sticky and wide black cloth tape, used to mark studio floors, to hold things together, etc.

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