Contributed By Glen Berry
The AD directs traffic on the set
Production Design creates the look.
The DP manages camera and lighting
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The Assistant Director makes sure that everything and everyone is in place to do each shot and ensures nothing stands in the way of the next shot.
The Art Department, headed by the Production Designer, creates a look and feel for the production with all of the elements we see in the frame - wardrobe, set, make-up, hair and props.
The director of photography manages a sizable team that can include grips (camera support), gaffer (lighting) and camera assistants.