Grips and Gaffers

Frenzied Filming in Tinseltown

The film is over budget. The script is late. There are only two days left of filming. Your team of grips and electricians must scramble to film as many scenes as possible before production wraps! Don’t worry, though: “We’ll fix it in post.”

In Grips & Gaffers, each player is responsible for a production unit filming footage for the same movie. Using the talents of a team of grips and electricians, you will move cameras and lighting into place as demanded for each movie scene.

Time is of the essence! Every action you take moves your Gaffer pawn or your Key Grip pawn forward on its time track. Being efficient—and balancing the amount of work your grips and your electricians do—is key to your filmmaking success!


NOTE: This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.



Action Shots



Cool Factors

  • A separate puzzle for each player to solve
  • Requires careful planning and tactical awareness
  • Rewards efficiency and clever use of resources


DesignerJonathan Chaffer
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Publish DateJuly 18, 2012
DepartmentBoard Games
SettingModern / Present
Primary MechanicPuzzles

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