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DAKDAN Studio At the Hillcrest Event Center 16260 East 350th Street
Coal Valley, IL
Posted: April 28 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionThe best boy is the lead electrician on set and is in charge of all the other electricians, similar to how the key grip is in charge of all the grips. The best boy usually operates, adjusts and balances the electrical load on the generator where required. This person is also responsible for distributing the electrical cabling properly providing the required power to each of the lights.
Responsibilities-Set up and focus lights
-Communicate with other film staff to interpret their creative vision into the lighting design
-Visit and assess locations for technical purposes
-Assemble all the lighting and filter equipment needed
-Ensure all lighting equipment is in working order
-Manage the lighting budget
-Collaborate with the producer and sound technician throughout the projects
-Select lights and equipment to be used and organize any additional equipment
-Set up, focus, and operate light fixtures and equipment
-Explore new techniques and special effects
-Pack down lights after usages
-Other related duties
Requirements-Knowledge of equipment
-High-level technical and creative skills
-Strong communications skills, verbal and written
-Hard working and dependable
-Organization and the ability to multi-task