best boy
noun Date: 1937 the chief assistant to the gaffer in motion-picture or television production

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  • Best Boy — ist: die Bezeichnung eines Beleuchters in Film oder Fernsehen ein Dokumentarfilm aus dem Jahr 1979, siehe Best Boy (Film) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Beg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • best boy — best′ boy′ n. mot sbz the first assistant to the head electrician on a television or motion picture production • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • best boy — n. the principal assistant to the gaffer or grip on a film crew …   English World dictionary

  • Best boy — In a film crew there are two kinds of best boy: best boy electric and best boy grip. In the simplest forms, they are assistants to their department heads, the gaffer and the key grip, respectively. Job responsiblities On films with very small… …   Wikipedia

  • best boy — noun : the chief assistant to the gaffer in motion picture or television productions * * * Motion Picture and Television Slang. the first assistant to the head electrician. * * * best boy noun (esp N American) The chief assistant to the head… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Best-Boy — Beleuchter sind bei Film, Fernsehen und Theater sowie im Rahmen von Veranstaltungen für die Einrichtung, Bedienung und Wartung der lichttechnischen Anlagen und Geräte zuständig. Hierzu gehören insbesondere Scheinwerfer, mit denen bestimmte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • best boy — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms best boy : singular best boy plural best boys cinema someone whose job is to help the person in charge of fitting or repairing the electrical equipment needed for making a film …   English dictionary

  • best boy — /ˈbɛst bɔɪ/ (say best boy) noun TV, Film a gaffer s assistant …   Australian English dictionary

  • best boy — Motion Picture and Television Slang. the first assistant to the head electrician. * * * …   Universalium

  • best boy — noun /ˈbɛstˌbɔɪ/ The first assistant to either the key grip (in charge of camera placement and movement) or the gaffer (in charge of lighting and electrics) …   Wiktionary

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