Film Set

An artificial setting or location for a scene of a theatrical, film, or video production.

First Assistant Camera (AC)

This person is in charge of the camera equipment and its operations. They are the closest thing to a technician on the set and are expected to know the camera and how it works. They work closely with the DOP and camera operators. They are generally referred to as the AC.

First Assistant Director (1st AD)

This person is considered a part of the production department. Their job is to make sure that the project is on schedule. They have the tough job of keeping the Director, talent, and crew on track and on time. Time is money and that means they’re in charge of keeping the time it takes to do anything, to a minimum. The 1st AD helps the Director with the First Team which are the main actors on set.

First Team

The main actors on set.