Video Camera Operator

internship - part time, unpaid

Lions Vision Productions, LLC
Union, NJ
Closed
Posted 60 Days ago
Lions Vision Productions, LLC
Union, NJ
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 60 Days ago
Closed

Description

Lions Vision Productions is seeking a highly energetic student to act as our camera operator. As a camera op, under the direction of the EP, you'll gain hands on experience with camera movement, operation and footage extraction. This position starts as an unpaid internship, but has room for advancement within our small production company. You'll also receive lunch on set, uniforms and stipends.

The camera person is an integral part of helping us to create media that matters through striking visuals that evoke emotion in our viewers.

Lions Vision Productions, LLC, is a family owned, New Jersey based multimedia production and entertainment company whose primary functions are videography (shorts, movies, digital content, commercial marketing videos), photography and event planning. For more information visit www.LVPNJ.com



Responsibilities
The camera operator for LVP will be responsible for shooting all of our footage. Currently, we have multiple projects at various stages of development. Our Founder, LaTia McNeely-Sandiford, is a published author, national speaker and trainer under the MSLATIA brand. All events and productions under that banner are shot by the LVP camera person.

Based on the level of experience, the camera operator could be the primary videographer for our upcoming documentary, following the release of the Founders book, Burdens in My Backpack. The camera op will be required to participate in all LVP productions and make himself/herself available to meet our production schedule.

Other responsibilities include by not limited to:

Work with directors to determine all aspects of shots
- Provide practical and creative input to scene planning
- Select, assemble and position equipment (cameras, stands, software etc.)
- Prepare cameras and test angles or camera movements
- Shoot scenes according to requirements
- Capture quality footage from a fixed or moving position
- Collaborate with make up artists, lighting and sound staff to produce the best final effect
- Resolve technical or practical issues
- Edit footage as needed
Requirements
The ideal candidate for this position must possess the following:

-Proven experience as camera operator
- Experience operating relevant equipment (cameras, cranes etc.)
- Progressive theoretical knowledge of capturing footage
- Ability to understand and follow camera scripts
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to think and act quickly
- A team player
- Attention to detail
- Physical strength to carry heavy equipment and stamina
- Excellent color vision and hearing
- High school diploma; current student, degree in film, media or relevant field is a plus
- Media production course work
- Knowledge of DSLR Canon Cameras a plus
- Knowledge of Rode audio equipment and Aputure lighting a plus
- Basic knowledge of Production
- Hands on shooting experience a plus
- Experience with Final cut pro, Adobe, photoshop, a plus
- Basic knowledge of camera angles, composition and lighting a plus
- Available on weekends (sometimes)
- Reliable transportation
- Quick on feet and flexible (we do alot of run and gun work)
- Ability to move around using equipment (shoulder rig, steady cam, tripod, etc.)

Skills

camera, final cut pro, film, photography, adobe photoshop, videography, music videos, media production, lighting, entertainment, sound, canon dslr, multimedia, documentary production, shooting

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