A clothespin, typically used for affixing gels to lights. At times this tool is used to break up the monotony of a boring set by seeing how many C-47’s you can affix to the back of someone’s shirt before they notice. FYI, not a good idea for beginners to do to the seasoned crew.


Metal equipment stand, primarily used by the lighting department for positioning light modifiers such as silks, nets, flags, or reflectors. Its proper name is Century Stand.