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San Francisco, CA
Intern, Cinematographer
San Francisco, CA
Lynch, Cummings and Kuhlman
San Francisco, CA
Intern, Cinematographer
  • Film workshops and document the design process for marketing and educational purposes
  • Work closely with clients and groups in post production
  • Proficient with of After Effects and Premiere
  • Good sound capturing and editing capabilities
  • Learn and help others understand Design Thinking
  • Script writing and storyboarding
  • Familiar with Illustrator, Photoshop, Audition, and Final Cut Pro
Houston, TX
Commercial Cinematographer
Houston, TX
Rice Group
Houston, TX
Commercial Cinematographer
  • Primary responsibilities include lighting and filming of small to large sets, lifestyle shoots, food, and product features
  • Ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in framing, blocking, film lighting, and script interpreting
  • Guides gaffer, grips, and production crew to help achieve the look, feel, and artistic vision specified by client and/or director in both large and small productions
  • Collaborates with creative team members and agency in developing and realizing look, concept, vision, and intentions of the project
  • Acts as video production liaison and creative/technical collaborator between external creative agencies, internal clients and video production team
  • Serves as a brand ambassador, enforcing and maintaining brand identity standards within media capture and final outputs
  • Serves as a video production subject matter expert and advisor to other non-promotional video production teams within the organization
present
Boston, MA
Cinematographer / Director
Boston, MA
Treutel Inc
present
Boston, MA
Cinematographer / Director
present
  • Work with management to maintain and enforce best practices
  • Execute basic and complex videos, audio and color grading, utilizing industry-standard hardware and software
  • Communicate and problem solve with leadership to efficiently create high-quality video content
  • Consistently deliver a number of successful solutions and high quality work to clients on time
  • Proven creative success working with creative teams and directors
  • Help find and implement the best technical resources – applications, plugins, audio services, stock services and more
  • Advanced knowledge of HD cameras and videography, motion graphics and creative lighting techniques
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Production
Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Production
James Madison University
Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Production
Skills Skills
  • A strong ability or interest in table-top and product photography is key
  • Excellent attention to detail in every aspect of the production process
  • The ability to be happy working solo as well as being able to step in and control a set
  • Strong organizational proficiency
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Master/Design tools)
  • Organization skills and dependability
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Video editing and post production knowledge is
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • The ability to be happy working solo as well as being able to step in and control a set
  • Proficient with a range of video cameras as well as field and studio lighting
  • The desire to participate in the creative process and help with concepts, scripts and storyboards
  • An openness to travel, sometimes at a moments notice, with gear in toe
  • Video editing and post production knowledge is a plus
  • Organization skills and dependability
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Establish and deliver consistent best-in-class in-studio visuals, factoring camera options, lighting, studio idiosyncrasies, etc
  • Direct team anywhere from 2-6 camera ops as needed
  • Work with key team members to implement efficient digital content workflow
  • Maintain cameras and supplemental gear as needed
  • 5 years’ experience as a Director of Photography, including studio and field settings
  • 10 year’s experience in digital video content creation
  • Deep knowledge of industry-standard cameras, lighting and supplemental equipment
  • Experience in on-location ENG shoots a must
  • Remain up to speed on cutting-edge technology as it relates to the creative goals
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and remain unflustered amid evolving priorities
  • Highly-collaborate
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work closely with the Director of Photography and Video Production Supervisor to assist in research and development of new projects
  • Conceptualize projects from beginning to end in a well-organized manner
  • Assist the Director of Photography in all executive and tactical decision during pre/post production
  • Make executive decisions in collaboration with the Director of Photography for lighting, camera and lens selection, and equipment for all on set video productions
  • Compose and frame each shot, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, film, filters, and camera settings
  • Operate multiple camera accessory and support platforms such as tripods, jibs, steadicams, dollies, lights etc
  • Must be self-motivated and able to complete individual and team assignments with the ability to lead and work under guidance of project supervisors
  • Passionate about their craft and the continual desire to improve their process
  • Always thinking about the future of media and how to best position the company as a leader in the industry
  • Excellent attention to detail in every aspect of the production process
  • Must be a proactive team player who enjoys collaborating with a large team to mold a concept from idea to creative/informational masterpiece
  • Ability to give and accept direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working on video/film production sets, both in a managing/producing position as well as an active participant (camera operator/grip/cinematographer, etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience and extensive knowledge of running a wide base of cameras, specifically professional cinema cameras
  • Minimum 5 years of experience and extensive knowledge working with a wide variety of lighting techniques, equipment, and support
  • Minimum 3 years of experience and extensive knowledge working with the Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. AfterEffects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator), as well as DaVinci Resolve
4

Intern, Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Film workshops and document the design process for marketing and educational purposes
  • Film interviews for internal and external use
  • Creating videos based on project or marketing needs ranging from award submissions, blog posts, product demos, etc
  • Work closely with clients and groups in post production
  • Script writing and storyboarding
  • Learn and help others understand Design Thinking
  • Lend a hand on other projects if needed in various ways such as creating materials, helping gather assets, research, etc
  • Proficient with of After Effects and Premiere
  • Familiar with Illustrator, Photoshop, Audition, and Final Cut Pro
  • Good sound capturing and editing capabilities
  • Familiar understanding and creating basic motion graphic designs
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proficiency in effectively consulting with and pitching concepts to internal and external stakeholders, particularly at a senior leadership level
  • A firm understanding of digital and content marketing strategies
  • Strong understanding of Corporate Brand needs
  • Fundamental understanding of audio recording
  • Expert skills in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere (or similar editing tools)
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Master/Design tools)
  • Video archive/library management experience
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed
  • Must have an online demo reel for review
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of video/multimedia experience
  • Experience shooting video and photography
  • Experience within a corporate environment, or corporate campaigns
  • Experience with post-production toolsets (Adobe Audition, Prelude, Speed Grade or similar software)
  • Familiarity with Blackmagic Cinema cameras a plus
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including on-camera direction
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Production, Digital Arts, Film and Video or similar major
  • 1+ years of video/multimedia experience
  • Experience with film
  • Experience with post-production toolsets: Final Cut Pro and Cinema 4D a plus
  • Familiarity with Blackmagic, Panasonic, Sony, RED and ARRI ALEXA Cinema cameras
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3+ years of experience as a camera operator
  • 2+ years of experience editing (Premiere preferred)
  • High technical competence with cinema cameras
  • High technical competence with advanced camera supports and corresponding camera movements
  • Experience working on small crews and serving in different on-set roles as required
  • Filmmaking (or related field) degree or accreditation
  • Experience pitching new projects and creative concepts to new and existing clients
  • Creating a film that moved someone to tears (in a good way… and they can’t be related to you
  • 360 degree video storytelling and production
  • Experience with complex sound/microphone arrangements
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Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proficient with a range of cameras as well as field and studio lighting
  • An openness to travel, sometimes at a moment’s notice, with gear in toe
  • A strong ability or interest in table-top and product photography is key
9

Cinematographer / Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execute basic and complex videos, audio and color grading, utilizing industry-standard hardware and software
  • Communicate and problem solve with leadership to efficiently create high-quality video content
  • Edit a variety of projects, including: case studies, research, in-house, marketing, point of purchase, commercial, documentary, pitches, etc
  • Help troubleshoot technical issues with post production stuff
  • Work with management to maintain and enforce best practices
  • Help find and implement the best technical resources – applications, plugins, audio services, stock services and more
  • Consistently deliver a number of successful solutions and high quality work to clients on time
  • Mentor younger editors
  • Participate in a number of pitches
  • Determine which camera equipment is necessary and obtain equipment for shoots
  • Transport, set up, operate production equipment, including; cameras, audio, lighting and grip, audio for location and studio production
  • Operate and maintain proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video equipment and other production equipment
  • Capture b-roll footage in agency and on location
  • Record and edit voiceover tracks
  • 5+ years proven experience working as a Video Editor/ Videographer is required
  • Strong understanding of digital trends, cinematography and editing principles; with an ability to tell a cohesive story
  • Experience working in a creative/agency environment is a plus
  • Ability to maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production stayles while employing strong client service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of HD cameras and videography, motion graphics and creative lighting techniques
  • Proven creative success working with creative teams and directors
  • Considerable experience executing creative, narrative and mixed format edits to a high standard
  • Extensive experience using editing software: FCP, Adobe Premiere, Compression software
  • Knowledge in sound design software such as Logic or ProTools is a plus
  • Idea generation – the ability to consistently contribute new, innovative ideas that are on brand and on brief
  • A good understanding of best practice for pre-production - storyboarding and script development
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Commercial Cinematographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Primary responsibilities include lighting and filming of small to large sets, lifestyle shoots, food, and product features
  • Ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in framing, blocking, film lighting, and script interpreting
  • Guides gaffer, grips, and production crew to help achieve the look, feel, and artistic vision specified by client and/or director in both large and small productions
  • Evaluates project scope and defines video production and resource requirements based on proposed scripting and storyboards
  • Collaborates with creative team members and agency in developing and realizing look, concept, vision, and intentions of the project
  • Recommends workflow framework and production equipment requirements
  • Acts as video production liaison and creative/technical collaborator between external creative agencies, internal clients and video production team
  • Serves as a brand ambassador, enforcing and maintaining brand identity standards within media capture and final outputs
  • Ensures video continuity, file quality control and project requirements are met with final outputs
  • Serves as a video production subject matter expert and advisor to other non-promotional video production teams within the organization
  • Stays informed on current and future technologies and trends
  • Ability to finalize video production, including editing, color correction and grading, as well as integration of audio and animation components if post production team needs additional help
  • Position may also serve in a utility player framework with gaffing, operating, gripping, editing, and assisting components based on volume of projects at any given moment