I am the Cinematographer, it is quite an intimidating word because it doesn’t bluntly say what duties belong to this role. It’s important to know the difference between the camera operator duties and the gaffers
On Google, I quickly searched for the definition of the word ‘Cinematographer’. what I really wanted to find out was the origins of the word and its meaning as it might have made breaking down the role easier.
The definition on Google stated it was the ‘person who oversees or directs photography’. This tells me what I do on set but I was sure that there is a lot more pre-production work, it couldn’t just simply be directing the photography on the day of the shoot.
During research on the exact role I CAMR ACCROSS A FEW VIDEOS ON THE subect matter