Definition of focus puller in English:

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focus puller


An assistant to a film or television cameraman who is responsible for keeping the lens focused during filming.
Example sentences
  • That is the job of the cameraman, the focus puller, camera assistant etc.
  • He works as a focus puller in a film studio, and devotes his free time to his ‘documentary’.
  • When he returned to England he opened a photographic studio in Soho before working as a clapper boy at Sound City and as a focus puller and camera operator at Elstree.

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Syllabification: fo·cus pull·er

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