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The Crew: Episode 3.1 - Paint Department

  • 7 mins
  • 85%
  • All Ages
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2010
  • Documentaries

"The Crew" unravels the mystery and explores the various technical positions that form a film production unit. "The Crew", covering 18 different departments from Grips to Costumes, Lighting to Make-up, vividly presents the jobs and lives of film production workers. The Paint Department is in charge of painting all sets and also "aging" sets and materials to appear old. Positions discussed in this episode: Lead Painter: Also known as lead scenic artist. Paints all the sets on a production, as well as back- drops as needed. On-Set Painter: The person responsible for the upkeep and continuity of paint elements during shooting.