Throughout the night, there were a lot of unidentified technical glitches from the focus puller
not being able to focus, to lights going off repeatedly, to bulbs shattering.
Serfass has eight years of freelance videography experience, including as a focus puller
for Food Network's "Chopped," and Tucker previously worked as an e-commerce writer for Dillard's Inc.
Drikus van der Merwe said: "I was standing next to Carlos when the giraffe suddenly swung its neck and hit him on his head above his ear and sent him flying about four or five metres through the air."
His film West Beirut is a classic in Lebanese cinema, but he was also the focus puller
on many of Tarantino's films, from Four Rooms t o Jackie Brown .
I missed that whole tight knot of people--the focus puller
, the operator and so on--the group of people who are around the camera and indeed the kind of dark proscenium of the movie camera somewhere on the set.
I'm a cinematographer and focus puller
. It literally means writing in light.
iWitness has been shot by Moseley-born cinematographer Lauren Hatchard, the focus puller
on the new psychological thriller Monochrome, currently being directed out of Birmingham by the Electric Cinema owner Tom Lawes.
"A focus puller
said something nice to me and I would live off it for a week.
, where selected students were given the chance to pitch a short documentary idea about a focus puller
, who operates the focus on a film camera.
After film school he started his career in documentaries and soon progressed to features working through the technical grades as clapper loader, focus puller
and then camera operator on some memorable films.
"While working in films for 20 years, I was the focus puller
which is part of the camera department and very close to the action.