Film Term of the Week

Film Term of the Week: Swing Gang

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Swing Gang

1. A group within the art department that construct and take down a set. The head of the swing gang is a leadman…[they] make last-minute changes on a film set. This may include construction of new portions of a set the director requests or simply striking large furniture at a set dresser’s request.

Source: Wikipedia, Ldsfilm


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