1st Assistant Cameraperson
Also known as the focus puller, is primarily responsible for ensuring a sharp picture.
He or she works closely with the Camera Operator to measure the distance between the lens and the subject, and to maintain proper focal distance during camera movements.
Specific duties will include:
- Operation of cameras
- Slating & loading
- Focus marking and pulling
- Preparation, Maintenance and management of camera equipment
First Assistant Cameras (1st ACs or Focus Pullers) adjust the camera lens or 'pull focus' to follow the action on set.