Industry glossary termsThere are 201 entries in this glossary.
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- FIELD REP
Union staff member who ensures contractual compliance on sets.
- FIRST A.D.
First Assistant Director; person responsible for the running of the set. Gives instructions to crew and talent, including calling for "first team," "quiet," "rehearsal," and "take five."
- FIRST ASS'T. CAMERA OP.
First Assistant Camera Operator is responsible for focusing the camera lens during the shooting of a scene; also known as the Focus Puller.
- FIRST TEAM
The production term for the principal actors in a scene.
- FORCED CALL
A call to work less than 12 hours after dismissal on the previous day. See TURNAROUND.
- FOREGROUND CROSS
Action in a scene in which an Extra Performer passes between the camera and the principal actors; sometimes called a "wipe".
- FX (Effects)