Freelance Camera Operator Resume Samples

A Freelance Camera Operator controls camera equipment and produces the required shots as needed. These self-employed professionals normally carry out the following tasks mentioned on the Freelance Camera Operator Resume – operating technical equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, responding to directions, coordinating with lighting and technical staff, following camera scripts, determining and handling camera movements, setting up and handling angles, distances, movements and variables and cues for recording films; ensuring cameras, accessories, equipment and film stock to be used during filming, providing video camera coverage for broadcasting field and studio events, and generating images that conform to standard broadcast signal parameters.

The strongest resume is the one that denotes the following skills and abilities – high level of physical fitness, concentration abilities, good hearing and color vision, strong observation skills, outstanding experience in the theatre industry and TV production, strong mathematical and reasoning skills, familiarity with HDV video equipment and camera tripod; and technical skills. Clients prefer freelancers having training or certification in filming, media production, or performing arts.

Freelance Camera Operator Resume example

Freelance Camera Operator Resume

Objective : Highly motivated professional with over 5 years experience in several aspects of film production from camera and lighting to producing. Spent much of that time working closely with Julian Grant, Director of Robocop: Prime Directives mini-series.

Skills : Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Garage Band, Audacity.

Description :

    1. Filled several rolls on over 40 music video shoots including Camera Operator, Key Grip, and Location Manager.
    2. Worked closely with the Producer/Director to find, research, and secure all resources needed for video shoots including props, location, and extra talent or crew.
    3. Operated a 5D or smaller camera for behind-the-scenes shoots.
    4. Produced the music video "Dead and Done" by the band A Hero A Fake.
    5. Camera Operator for various sporting and live events.
    6. Live filming of UFC, baseball, lacrosse, soccer and basketball games.
    7. Assisted with field and court set-up.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS In Film


Freelance Camera Operator Resume

Headline : Highly creative and dedicated Cinematographer, Editor, and Director with an excellent record of film production service. Adept at handling a high volume of simultaneous tasks with ease and accuracy. Able to maintain cordial and professional relationships with actors, crew, directors, and financial backers.

Skills : Premiere Pro, After Effects, Video Production, Video Editing, Davinci Resolve.

Description :

    1. Did video production and at this job I can do just that.
    2. Ran the cameras on a day to day basis regardless if its live or a prerecorded program.
    3. Finded things to do around the studio.
    4. Freelance basis so the hours are few and far between.
    5. Contract work here and production is down to one day a week for the time being.
    6. Wrangle cables, along with extension cords.
    7. Managed inventory, update status, and maintain quality of equipment used on shoots.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Film


Freelance Camera Operator Resume

Summary : Seek employment through your company to be able to learn the trades of your business. Camera Operators also produce required shots by combining the use of complex technology with creative visual skills.

Skills : Account Management, Technical Writing, Sales, Music.

Description :

    1. Assisted in setting up and breaking down camera positions and accompanying cables.
    2. Operated the sideline shoulder camera for three MIAA football games of the week.
    3. Worked as a freelance camera operator for the Hoosier Lottery at Channel 4.
    4. Operate handheld and build-up camera for major sporting events and news organizations that included the following: NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX News, Today.
    5. Phil, The Doctors, Good Morning America, Today Show, NBA Finals, and All Star Games, MLB Playoffs, World Series, Showtime, HBO, ESPN, UFC, Gravity .
    6. Operated cameras for Missouri State University live sporting events Maintained equipment for day-to-day use.
    7. Proficiently operate camera and contribute to production coordination of sporting event live streams.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor Of Science

    Freelance Camera Operator Resume

    Headline : Having gained much experience on micro-budget and independent feature films, music videos, and other projects, understand the importance of producing quality content on a tight schedule and an even tighter budget.

    Skills : Adobe Photoshop CS5/6, Microsoft Office Suite.

    Description :

      1. In Studio & Field Camera Operator for network coverage in New York City.
      2. Assisted producers during interviews.
      3. Interviewed/conferenced lighting and photography.
      4. Set up and operate cameras for live Round Rock Express, University of Texas, and local high school football events.
      5. Clients: CNN, ABC, Disney, CSN, MASN, BTN, CBS Sports, Univision, Telemundo, The History Channel, NFL TV, MLB TV, FOX, MSNBC, CSPAN, CNBC, Showtime, .
      6. Venues include Major Sporting Arenas, Political Television, News Sites, Congress, and The White House.
      7. Full Production Services.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Diploma in Film

    Freelance Camera Operator Resume

    Summary : Freelance Camera Operator roles depending on the industry they work at. If television camera operators, they usually work with digital, electronic and film cameras.

    Skills : Live Studio and Field Productions, Sports Broadcasting.

    Description :

      1. Shot and recorded live sports, educational, and musical events in the community.
      2. Set up and cameras, cables and audio equipment and ran professional cameras in multi-camera shoots.
      3. Operated a DSLR and worked with a small production team to film a snowboard and skiing rail jam competition.
      4. Worked with a small team of drivers (drifters) and camera operators to produce a drift video to be used as a promotional piece for the drift group.
      5. Worked with a small team of camera operators to film a live concert for a touring band.
      6. Skills Used Camera Operation Teamwork Communication.
      7. Traveled to sporting events to record games Operated camera equipment (including Sony cameras and Hi-pods) to capture footage for highlight reels.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Diploma in Film

    Freelance Camera Operator Resume

    Headline : As a Freelance Camera Operator, work on a variety of programmes, for example, studio or outside broadcast programmes, television dramas, commercials, documentaries or news.

    Skills : Broadcast Graphics, Technical Directing, Directing.

    Description :

      1. Collaborated with directors to determine shooting needs and requirements.
      2. Chosen and set all the needed filming equipment.
      3. Arranged cameras and examine angles to achieve the best shooting outcomes.
      4. Test camera movements.
      5. Shooted scenes according to guidance and requirements.
      6. Filmed quality footage.
      7. Collaborated with other team members.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Diploma in Film

    Freelance Camera Operator Resume

    Headline : As a Freelance Camera Operator, responsible for operating a variety of technical equipment including single and multiple portable cameras, remote-control and electronic cameras, cranes and mobile mountings.

    Skills : Camera Operating, Broadcast Writing, Newscast and Sporting Event Producing, Webcasting.

    Description :

      1. Worked with directors to determine all aspects of shots.
      2. Provided practical and creative input to scene planning.
      3. Selected, assembled and positioned equipment (cameras, stands, software etc.).
      4. Prepared cameras and test angles or camera movements.
      5. Shooted scenes according to requirements.
      6. Captured quality footage from a fixed or moving position.
      7. Collaborated with make up artists, lighting and sound staff to produce the best final effect.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Diploma in Film

    Freelance Camera Operator Resume

    Headline : As a Freelance Camera Operator, responsible for operating cameras to capture moments on film or to film people and places for various projects. Purchases and maintains camera, develops film, and cleans up pictures as needed.

    Skills : Film, Photography, Camera Operation, Lighting, DSLR.

    Description :

      1. Reported and resolved any technical or practical issues.
      2. Provided creative input to scene planning and implementation.
      3. Executed editing activities.
      4. Resolved technical or practical issues.
      5. Edited footage as needed.
      6. Assembled, prepared and set up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables and leads and headphones.
      7. Offered advice on how best to shoot a scene and explain the visual impact created by particular shots.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Diploma in Film

            Freelance Camera Operator Resume

            Headline : As a Freelance Camera Operator, responsible for capturing different scenes during production and operating a wide variety of technical equipment that may include single and multiple portable, electronic and remote-control cameras.

            Skills : Knowledge of filming and capturing footage, Excellent physical stamina.

            Description :

              1. Planed shots, for example when filming an expensive drama scene, such as an explosion, there may be only one chance to get things right, so shots need to be meticulously planned beforehand.
              2. Practised the camera moves required for pre-arranged shots.
              3. Finded solutions to technical or other practical problems (for an outside broadcast, for example, the natural light conditions need to be taken into account when setting up shots).
              4. Prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas.
              5. Worked quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor.
              6. Taken sole responsibility in situations where only one camera operator is involved in the filming.
              7. Worked quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            MA in Film

            Freelance Camera Operator Resume

            Summary : Freelance Camera Operator is operating cranes and mobile mountings, assembling and setting up camera equipment, planning and preparing scenes, following camera scripts and working with the lighting and technical staff on each production.

            Skills : Familiarity with filming and camera scripts, Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

            Description :

              1. Taken sole responsibility in situations where only one camera operator is involved in the filming.
              2. Kept up to date with filming methods and equipment.
              3. Repaired and maintained equipment.
              4. Demonstrated a good awareness of health and safety issues.
              5. Drove crew, actors and equipment to and from locations.
              6. Maintained good working relationships with other members of the crew and cast, including the director, producer, actors, interviewees, presenters, lighting technicians and sound recordists.
              7. Owned and operated camera for shooting assignments.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Management
            Education
            Education
            MA in Film