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  Get Into Hollywood: Start an acting or Film / TV career
They orchestrate the lighting, framing and shooting of the show in close consultation with is three key supporting crew members: Camera Operator, Gaffer, and Key Grip.
Works closely with the DP and Key Grip in the selection, placement, and desired level and balance of the lighting on a set or location.
As head of the grip crew, the Key Grip supervises transporting, rigging, placing, operating, moving, lifting, carrying, and striking of all grip equipment and accessories, as well as sometimes assisting other departments in handling and moving their equipment.
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  Hot Jobs in Hollywood - MSN Encarta
Key grip: While the term grip is at least several decades old, the functions that key grips (that is, heads of grip departments) perform have become increasingly technical with the near-nonstop development of new technologies.
Grips are lighting and rigging technicians who work closely both with camera operators and technicians as well as lighting technicians.
Decode some key industry jargon with this handy cheat sheet.
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  Key grip - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In American film-making, the key grip is the chief grip on the set.
Grips are also skilled lighting designers, working closely with the gaffer and director of photography to create shadow, diffusion and other lighting effects.
Additionally the key grip is often the safety monitor of the film set, responsible for maintaining safe working conditions across all departments, including overseeing the safe use of theatrical ballistics, pyrotechnics, stunts, etc.
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 What is a Key Grip?
In the case of a key grip, the answer is that they do a significant amount of legwork and spend many hours on set construction for movies and theater.
A key grip is actually the chief supervisor of a union crew responsible for moving lights, dolly tracks, cranes and scenery.
While grips are primarily hired for their physical strength and construction skills, a key grip also has some administrative responsibilities.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-key-grip.htm   (417 words)

 Grip (Theatrical)
The Key Grip, the gaffer (head of the set lighting department within the company) and the cameraman are the core of the technical crew which implement the director's vision.
Grips also contribute to the lighting process; after the set lighting technicians have placed, aimed, and adjusted the lights, Grips set up the equipment used to cast shadows necessary to achieve desired effects.
Grips belong to Local 80 of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, and the occupation is almost totally unionized.
www.calmis.ca.gov /file/occguide/GRIP.HTM   (1484 words)

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Hand grip is measured by squeezing a grip tester called a dynamometer held against the palm in the hand between the fingers and thumb.
The thumb key grip is measured with the same position used to hold a key between the thumb and index finger.
Thumb key grip is affected by carpal tunnel surgery.
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 key - Definitions from Dictionary.com
The key of C-major uses a scale that starts on C and uses only the white keys of the piano.
The key is often simply one of the fields (a column if the database is considered as a table with records being rows, see "key field").
Some encryption schemes use the same (secret) key to encrypt and decrypt a message, but public key encryption uses a "private" (secret) key and a "public" key which is known by all parties.
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 Get a grip on distance - proper grip is key to good strokes - Brief Article Golf Digest - Find Articles
Chuck Cook: A strong grip may not be necessary in and of itself, because there have been some weak-grip players who have hit it long (Ben Hogan and Johnny Miller come to mind).
A strong grip produces (1) a late release of the club to keep the ball from hooking, (2) delofting of the club to keep the ball from hooking and (3) a shallow inside-out swing path with woods to get them into the air.
That said, a stronger grip for most people is an advantage for hitting it longer, because it helps them put the clubface in a stronger position.
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 Basics: Key Control
The keys are constructed from solid nickel silver for lasting durability, with no deep cuts to weaken the key.
The large key grip provides easy handling and adequate space for the stamping of information for easy identification.
This key profile is factory restricted and corresponds to key security Level 4.
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 Grip (Theatrical)
The Key Grip, the gaffer (head of the set lighting department within the company) and the cameraman are the core of the technical crew which implement the director's vision.
Grips also contribute to the lighting process; after the set lighting technicians have placed, aimed, and adjusted the lights, Grips set up the equipment used to cast shadows necessary to achieve desired effects.
Grips belong to Local 80 of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, and the occupation is almost totally unionized.
www.calmis.cahwnet.gov /file/occguide/GRIP.HTM   (1484 words)

 Education Update - What in the World is a Grip & Gaffer?
The gaffer is in charge of lighting while the key grip is in charge of shading.
Grips work under the direction of the key grip, and they are involved with setting up stands, building and support rigs and carrying sand bags.
While there were some courses focusing on the technical aspects of gripping, but mostly the school provides the encouragement and resources to support and enrich one's talents and goals in the field of filmmaking.
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 Key grip - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Key Grip -- The Hollywood term for the guy who bosses other grips around.
A key grip holds the keys to the director's car.
A fluffer is a grip who uses his or her mouth for gripping and giving stage-head.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Key_grip   (179 words)

 Dave Childers - Interview
On Second Unit for THE MATRIX sequels, the main requirements for the Grip Department are basically doing camera rigs on all the different vehicles: the cars, buses and the trucks.
The Dolly Grip has a key job as far as paying attention, making his move, and trying to hit a precise mark at the same time to choreograph it.
When you establish yourself as a good set Grip, you then might be asked to be a Best Boy Grip, or maybe on some smaller budget films you might be asked to be a Dolly Grip to give you a chance to do it - that’s kind of a stepping stone.
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 Key grip
In American and Canadian film-making, the key grip is the chief grip on the set.
Like a foreman, the key grip directs a crew of grips, some with specialized skills such as dolly grips, crane operators, camera car operators, etc.
Additionally, the key grip is often the safety monitor of the film set, responsible for safety of all personnel in the presence of theatrical ballistics, pyrotechnics, stunts, and any other potentially dangerous situations and devices operated by other departments.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Key_grip   (120 words)

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Key Resin Company formulates a variety of epoxy, novolac, polyurethane, and vinyl ester coatings for floors and walls.
Key Coating Systems protect floors and walls from chemical attack and mild abrasion.
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 grip - Definitions from Dictionary.com
the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing" [syn: clasp]
an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
Simon Peyton Jones's GRIP machine built at UCL, now at the University of Glasgow.
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 Key Differences Grip Styles Sample
Given the diversity of grips and complexity of technical styles, how do we tell what is basic and what is a variation?
To state the obvious about the modern forehand: the wide variety of grips, backswings, swing patterns, ball heights, spins, and shot placements make trying to identify, understand, and develop the fundamental elements exceedingly confusing, difficult and complex.
But it is also due to the great diversity in style between players, as well as the different variations the same players use to do different things with the ball in different circumstances.
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 Max Gaffney - Key Grip : Behind Closed Doors: MDA
The first job of the day is to move all the equipment from one studio to the other sets around the ABC studio at Ripponlea.
The main responsibility of a Key Grip is being in charge of ALL camera movement, so if a director would like a tracking shot or crane shot it is my job to organise it and make the shot happen.
There are many shots that we do in the daytime and also at night where we have to fl out the sets to get the shooting of MDA as real as possible.
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 The Film Grip
In Britain the term grip applies specifically to camera-mounting equipment such as dolly tracks, cranes and platforms, scaffolding, etc. In America the term also includes lighting and other equipment.
The duties of a grip can include both construction and operation; for example, laying a dolly track and then operating the dolly during filming.
Most budget film productions have a number of grips in the grip department, headed by a key grip.
www.mediacollege.com /employment/film/grip.html   (107 words)

 Gator Grip Universal Socket from Endeavor - turns old, damaged, rounded off nuts and bolts
Gate Key, our new 3" heavy duty socket, is available for larger nuts, bolts and especially valve nuts.
It is perfect for the Water, Gas utility companies as well as for oil rigs that are dealing with old, damaged, rounded off underground valves.
Gate Key can turn what standard gatekeys cannot.
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The boss is old and is losing his grip.
She had never come to grips with such a situation before.
We gripped the sides of the boat as the waves tossed us about.
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 The Key Grip   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The key grip is chief of the grip department on a film set and manages a team of grips.
The key grip often acts as construction coordinator, and works closely with the gaffer and cinematographer on tasks such as creating lighting effects.
The key grip also often acts as the set safety monitor.
www.mediacollege.com /employment/film/key-grip.html   (100 words)

 Key Pegs for Cello - String Vision - Posture Pegs - Krovoza Pegs - StringVision   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Key Pegs from String Vision, also known as "Posture Pegs" or "Krovoza Pegs", have helped hundreds of cellists, worldwide, to greatly reduce tension and fatigue while playing.
The grip of the key tool is larger than the grip of most normal pegs, allowing greater leverage and ease of adjustment.
Key grip is larger than standard peg heads.
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 Nuah Search: Key Grip   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sunday Herald - A consequence of Lawther's departure is that it entrenches the grip of the London-based figures who are running Scottish...
Bonderman said developing a changeup is a key step toward him becoming one of the game's elite pitchers.
With the support of key lawmakers and fellow transportation officials, however, Doss said he intends to push ahead.
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 "Key grip" - WordReference Forums
Estoy intentando traducir el cásting de una película, y en la sección de lighting (iluminación), aparece "Key Grip", que son un grupo de gente que hace algo de iluminación pero no sé exáctamente qué.
Key grip: a movie or television technician who is charge of a group of grips, who move and set up camera tracks and film sets.
"grip": (job in the movies) a person who prepares and moves the cameras, and sometimes the lighting equipment, when a film/movie is being made.
forum.wordreference.com /showthread.php?t=67572   (241 words)

 NPR : On the Set: Decoding Film Production Jobs
In part two of a series on demystifying the movie industry, we zoom in on two of these key offscreen players: the sound mixer and key grip.
Another person who plays an important role on set is the key grip -- a phrase that so many see in movie credits but so few understand.
The key grip is responsible for placing the camera wherever it needs to go, explains Julio Macat, director of photography for the film Because I Said So, a comedy directed by Michael Lehmann and starring Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore.
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 MC Lighting - FAQs
A Dolly Grip should be hired anytime complex moves are planned.
A Key Grip should be hired when extensive or specialized rigging is required.
In Hollywood terms the gaffer and the electricians make the light while the key grip and grips make the shadows.
www.mclighting.com /faq6.html   (177 words)

 Television Without Pity » Boston Public   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Key Grip tosses a cap in the air and screams jubilantly now that school's out.
Key Grip mourns the unjust exile of the Josh Dodes Band from VH1.
Also, Key Grip begins to fear that Tina and Jenna are being groomed to replace Milton and Kevin as cast regulars, and also attempts to recap the very end of the episode without ever having seen it.
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 Grip Industries
At Grip we took the guess work out on quite a few popular engine swaps buy performing them on our own cars that are driven daily.
Our main focus is to help the enthusiast by helping them choose the correct engine set and technical information for their project vehicle.
So if you are a DIY person or want a turn-key installation, Grip Industries can provide you with information, products, and resources to satisfy your needs.
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 denver colorado grip gaffer key grip doly grip video film production
Nick is versed in production roles ranging from grip, key grip, gaffer, location sound, studio production, videography, photography, producer roles, editing, and motion graphics.
Whether Nick's on your feature production, lending a hand on your grip truck, or guiding a camera crew and shooting for you, Nick is your go-to, can-do dude with a great skill set for professional quality motion picture film, video, photography, and media productions.
Anything from gaffers to assist your cameraman with lighting, grips for rigging, best boy grip for your director of photography, dolly grips to get your camera moving, PA production support, directors for talent, producers for your feature or video, videographers for production, directors of photography, location sound assistance, or teleprompter support for your camera.
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