Image director of photography roger deakins on set of skyfall, via filmmakeriq. The director of photography (dp or dop) manages the camera department, lighting department, electrical, and grips. The films director will tell the dp how they want a shot to look. They will then work with these departments to choose cameras. Film crew staff is involved in the production of a motion picture and includes a variety of roles production office members, the electrical department, the art department, the camera department, the makeup and hair department, and the location and property departments. Film crew is industry jargon that refers to the group of people who work behind the scenes and is hired by a production company to produce a television show or a movie. Camera operator the camera operators job is fairly self-explanatory. He physically operates the camera and reports to the cinematographer. mandy crew, formerly known as film & tv pro, will help you find the best crew jobs in pre-production, production and post-production. Search and apply on our uk jobs board and network with your peers on our forum today. The second unit is the film crew that photographs sequences for which the director and principal actors are not required.