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Profession: Studio Manager

  • France
  • 2013
  • fr
  • English
  • 11'

Like a hotel, a photographic studio works from morning to night. The studio director is there to anticipate all matters technical and material. He oversees the preparation of scenery, keeping one eye on the "toolbox", he watches, he listens. He knows the tricks of the trade. And he passes them on to future studio assistants. Alain Paret is our guide at Rouchon Paris.

Profession: Studio Manager
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Synopsis

Like a hotel, a photographic studio works from morning to night. The studio director is there to anticipate all matters technical and material. He oversees the preparation of scenery, keeping one eye on the "toolbox", he watches, he listens. He knows the tricks of the trade. And he passes them on to future studio assistants. Alain Paret is our guide at Rouchon Paris.

What you will find in this film

A dive inside the iconic Rouchon studios • Studio life from the inside • The subtleties of a studio director's job • Preparing the sets • Morning bustle • Training studio assistants • Technicians tricks • The studio history from a cyclorama section • The precious toolbox

Who runs everywhere and knows all the photo equipment and every set like the back of their hand? The studio director.

Film chapters

summary00:00 Like in a hotel

summary04:37 Transmission

summary07:38 The toolbox

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Further exploration

• THE GRIP BOOK: THE STUDIO GRIP’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE - author: Michael Uva ; 2018 ; Routledge