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Three Electrical Safety Tips for Those Working on Film Sets

Three Electrical Safety Tips for Those Working on Film Sets

Are you a professional that works in the electrical department on many film production sets?  Do you ever wonder what goes into these jobs?  The electrical department of a film production set is one of the most technical departments on set.  They have awareness to lighting effects, a wide range of equipment, safety protocols, and rigging equipment needed to make every shot stand out.  Grip lighting technicians work diligently and quickly to provide all the equipment and li...

What Does the Electrical Department of a Film Production Set Do

What Does the Electrical Department of a Film Production Set Do

Are you wondering how everyone works together to create the effects that make a movie or film come to life on the big screen?  Do you wonder what it takes to become a professional that works behind-the-scenes?  From prop managers to costume designers to grip lighting technicians, many professionals work together to make a film become what it does.  This includes different departments with specialized skills and knowledge that unite under one main goal.  Let's take a lo...

Why to Use Tiki Grip Electric for All Your Film Production Needs

Why to Use Tiki Grip Electric for All Your Film Production Needs

Do you work in the film industry to make films, commercials, and videos?  Are you looking for a company that offers quality equipment rentals for your next project?  At Tiki Grip Electric, we have everything you could need and more.  From grip trucks to lighting effects, we can provide you with trustworthy services and quality equipment that will make your film come to life on the screen.  There are a few reasons why you should trust us for your next film project needs....

Four Steps to Become a Grip on a Movie Set

Four Steps to Become a Grip on a Movie Set

Are you interested in what happens during video production in the film industry?  Have you always had a passion for creating or editing videos?  Do you enjoy learning about special effects in film?  When you are interested in film production, you may have dreams to someday work behind-the-scenes on big, blockbuster movies.  As a grip electric technician, you can have that chance to follow your dream.  There are few steps to follow to become a grip technician that work...

Understanding Terms that Grip Lighting Technicians Use on Set

Understanding Terms that Grip Lighting Technicians Use on Set

Are you interested in video and film production?  Have you been avidly watching films for many years, and always excited about the newest ones to come out?  When you are interested in the film industry, you may find yourself considering a career as one of the crew members on set.  There are many different technicians on set.  If you enjoy the technical side of lighting and camera rigging, becoming a grip might be the perfect job for you.  Before you decide, let's ...

Four Surprising Facts about the History of Film Production

Four Surprising Facts about the History of Film Production

Are you a movie buff that loves to learn about what goes on behind the scenes of a film production?  Can you quote all of your favorite movies line-by-line?  Movie buffs and film addicts will enjoy knowing that there are many people that work behind the scenes to make a film come to life.  Many professionals bring their own level of expertise to the set so they can provide insight to their particular trade.  This ranges from grip lighting technicians, set managers, costume...

Types of Grip Technicians You Can Find in Film Production

Types of Grip Technicians You Can Find in Film Production

Are you interested in the lighting and special features aspect of film production?  For those that are curious about what happens behind the scenes in the making of a film, you'll want to know that there are many people that are involved in making a film become what it does.  From the actors to the technicians to the costume designers, everyone brings a different set of skills to the production in order to work together to create their vision.  Some of these professionals a...

A Look inside the Tool Belt of a Grip Lighting Technician

A Look inside the Tool Belt of a Grip Lighting Technician

Grip lighting technicians are the professionals that work on the set of film production to assist the lighting and photography directors with the lighting set ups.  They have knowledge of how to make sure that a certain mood or aesthetic is created for the scene to function properly.  Grip lighting technicians work hand-in-hand with many other technicians to follow the directions of their directions, adjusting equipment and building scaffolding and track to create the right angles f...

Grip Equipment Every Grip Should Own

Grip Equipment Every Grip Should Own

Whenever you are working on set as a grip technician, you will be expected to react quickly to the demands of the job.  This includes changing up the scene set up, which can require heavy lifting, deconstruction of large equipment, and quick maneuvers to get the right shot, fast.  All of these tasks will require an understanding and knowledge of the grip equipment that you'll use on a daily basis.  It also means that you will want to have the right equipment within an arm&#...

Qualities of a Great Grip Lighting Technician

Qualities of a Great Grip Lighting Technician

Working on a film set can be chaotic, because there are many people and many moving parts.  In order to create the vision for the film, many specialists that have a specific set of skills and background knowledge come together to create the ultimate film experience.  This requires many technicians, such as camera specialists, grip lighting technicians, actors, costume designers, film editors, and many others.  Each of these technicians brings their own qualities to the producti...


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