Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Second Edition: Film Lighting Equipment, Practice, and Electrical Distribution

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The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to the motion picture lighting technician. This handbook offers a wealth of practical technical information, simple techniques, as well as aesthetic discussions.

The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. This handy on-set reference has also been widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs and top university film production programs.

New in the second edition:
Revised and updated throughout
12 new appendices of handy reference tables
Over 180 illustrations and photographs
Lots of new topics and gadgets

Harry C. Box is a Hollywood-based gaffer and director of photography.

Foremost hands-on guide to set lighting from an industry professional.
Only comprehensive source specific to the set lighting industry.
Practical, anecdotal, detailed, and comprehensive.

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The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. This handy on-set reference has also been widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs and top university film production programs. New in the second edition: Revised and updated throughout; 12 new appendices of handy reference tables; Over 180 illustrations and photographs; Lots of new topics and gadgets.

About the Author:

Harry C. Box has worked in television and motion picture production since 1989. Over the years he has done substantial work as a lighting technician, gaffer, camera operator, director of photography, and as an educator. His recent credits include network and cable television series, such as Heroes (NBC), Brothers and Sisters (ABC), and Everybody Hates Chris (CW). He has worked on major motion pictures, independent feature films, telefilms, documentaries, music videos, commercials, and industrials.

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