Gaffers tapes use for film & television production, and also use for theatre, concerts, live shows. So it’s also named Gaff tapes, Stage tapes.
In Film Industry, Production crews in television, motion pictures, concerts, and live shows, use Gaffers tape to fix cables, carpets and other short-term set-ups.
The following pictures were a Chinese TV production crew, using the same color gaffers tape fix gray lamp holder and door frame. Gaffers tape matte surface offering a non-reflective surface under the brightest of lights ensuring it always stays behind the scenes.
On stages, using Matte Black gaffers tape can provide black edges to tables, chairs, and other props; it can be used to hide cables from the view of the audience or camera.
Whether performing on stage or filming in a studio, Gaffers tape used to fasten props on shelves in a moving set, and soften clattering noises of shoes on stage.