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#1 Liz Hickok

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Posted 17 July 2008 - 09:00 PM

I was wondering if anyone has a suggestion for a good on-line glossary for film lighting terms and equipment. The range of equipment is so overwhelming, it would be nice to have a glossary. I know I need to get some books, but I was hoping to find something online too.

I've googled it, but all I find are more general "movie" glossaries. Nothing for lighting specifically that also included some of the equipment terms.

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#2 John Brawley

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Posted 17 July 2008 - 09:41 PM

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I've googled it, but all I find are more general "movie" glossaries. Nothing for lighting specifically that also included some of the equipment terms.

Thanks!!



Hi Liz.

I think you'll find this book is well worth the $$. It covers exactly what you're after and is one of the first books I remember getting....

http://www.amazon.co...n/dp/0240802497

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#3 jeff zueger

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Posted 17 July 2008 - 11:10 PM

Liz, this book is vewry informative as well. The bible if you will for lighitng techicians, grips, gaffers (etc)
Set Lighting Technician's Handbook: Film Lightning Equipment, Practice, and Electrical Distribution (Paperback, 1993) Other Editions...
Author: Harry C. Box
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#4 Michael Belanger

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Posted 18 July 2008 - 07:09 PM

Here's MSEs Griptionary to get you started...

http://www.msegrip.c...how=griptionary
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