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Gaffers, Grips and More – Who Does What on a TV or Movie Set

BY Shannon Entin

Published 6 years ago

Gaffers, Grips and More - Who Does What on a TV or Movie Set

Paramount Pictures Presents… In association with Skydance… An Alibaba Pictures Production… What does all that mean in the beginning of a movie? And what’s a Showrunner? How about a Gaffer or a Colorist? We’re giving a shout-out to all the under-appreciated people who work in TV and movie production and breaking down all the jobs needed to get a show from concept to screen. Shannon & Fadra also discuss The Sinner, The Forest, Cloak & Dagger, Castle Rock, Christopher Robin, The Meg and Eighth Grade.  And stick around till the end for TWO BIG announcements.

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Thank you for listening to Episode 28 of Stinger TV and Movie Podcast!

3:30 What are we watching? The Forest (La Foret), The Sinner, Mad TV, Ghosted, Castle Rock, Cloak & Dagger.

13:58 Last movie seen? Eighth Grade, Christopher Robin, The Meg

19:14 What’s coming up? Nappily Ever After, Maniac, The Innocents, The Happy-Time Murders, Searching, The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.

Stinger Topic of the Week: Who Does What on a TV or Movie Set?

25:21 This week Shannon & Fadra dig in to the various jobs necessary to bring a movie or TV show from concept to screen.

Thanks to listener Regina Papa who suggested our topic this week!

From writers to producers to directors, location managers to set designers to boom operators, and gaffers, colorists, and stunt coordinators – there are TONS of people involved in creating a show or movie. Listen in to find out how it all comes together.

We have an exciting announcement – you can now call in and leave us a comment that we can play on our next podcast!! Just call us at 315-STING-TV (315-784-6488) and leave a voicemail! Each week we’ll ask a question and you can call in with your comments.

This week’s question: If you could have any job in TV or movies, what would it be and why?

Our 2nd exciting announcement is the launch of our MOVIE CLUB. Each month, we’ll put a poll in our Facebook group, choose a movie we can all watch, then Shannon & Fadra will do a LIVE Facebook event so you can join us, ask questions, and comment on the movie. Mark your calendars – our first Movie Club Live Event will be Friday, September 28th at 9pm.

We’d love to hear your feedback! Chat with us online using #stingerpodcast! We’re @StingerPodcast everywhere.

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