The Key Grip works with the gaffer in setting and cutting lights to creating shadow effects for the set lighting and supervises camera cranes, dollies, platforms, and wild wall movements according to the DP.
Specific duties will include:
- Creating shadow, reflection, reduction, and diffusion effects
- Supervising dollies, cranes, and other camera movement
- Maintenance and management of grip equipment
The key grip is the chief grip on a set, and is the head of the set operations department.