A matte box is a device that is attached to the front end of the lens in video and film production and sometimes in still photography.
A clapperboard, also called a film slate, is a tool that is used to synchronize sound and image in motion picture production.
A follow focus is a mechanical device that uses gears to make the rotation of a lens’ focus ring easier and more precise for the camera operator or focus puller.
What is a focus puller? A focus puller, also known as first assistant camera or 1st AC, is a key member of the camera department in film and television production. …
A dovetail plate, also called a sliding plate, is the basis of most camera support systems used in feature productions.
What is a bridge plate? A bridge plate, also called a dovetail clamp, is a piece of camera riggig hardware used to attach a camera to a dovetail plate.