Hair Assistant

A person who assists the Key Hairstylist, who typically styles the hair of actors hired as featured extras or day players.


Handheld is when the camera operator is using the camera in his own hands, instead of on a tripod or a gimbal.

Hard Book

A hard booking is a confirmed booking, typically with dates and rate of pay negotiated and finalized. If the client cancels a hard booking, the contractor should receive an appropriate percentage as a cancellation fee, often 50-100% with less than a week’s notice.

Hard Disk Drive (HDD) 

A hard drive is used for storage, either built into a camera or a portable desktop drive used on shoots.