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The Gaffer is the head of the Lighting and Power Department on a film set. They work in pre-production and production to help achieve the desired cinematic image through setting up lights and running cables.
It’s comparable to or a evolving of the function of a Theatrical Light engineer or a outdoor technical roady. In conjunction with the rest f your crew you get to bring your vision to the enviroment on a matter of light, volume to a shot. There are several aproaches to a situation. You can be a “roady” being prepared to adapt to any situation quickly while it takes a matter of planning to become a “light engineer”. and plan with the outdoor in the back of your mind calculating the time of day and light situation to help you and your crew decide the gear to get the shot you want.