Videographer - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
50 job postings for the occupation of Videographer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Videographer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.
Top 3 Certifications
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What Videographer Do:
Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Common Job Activities:
- Operate television or motion picture cameras to record scenes for television broadcasts, advertising, or motion pictures.
- Compose and frame each shot, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, film, filters, and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.
- Edit video for broadcast productions, including non-linear editing.
- Adjust positions and controls of cameras, printers, and related equipment to change focus, exposure, and lighting.
- Operate zoom lenses, changing images according to specifications and rehearsal instructions.
- Confer with directors, sound and lighting technicians, electricians, and other crew members to discuss assignments and determine filming sequences, desired effects, camera movements, and lighting requirements.
- Download exposed film for shipment to processing labs.
- Set up and perform live shots for broadcast.
- Set up cameras, optical printers, and related equipment to produce photographs and special effects.
- Assemble studio sets and select and arrange cameras, film stock, audio, or lighting equipment to be used during filming.
- Test, clean, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment, including testing microphones, to ensure proper working condition.
- Reload camera magazines with fresh raw film stock.
- Use cameras in any of several different camera mounts, such as stationary, track-mounted, or crane-mounted.
- Set up and operate electric news gathering (ENG) microwave vehicles to gather and edit raw footage on location to send to television affiliates for broadcast.
- Observe sets or locations for potential problems and to determine filming and lighting requirements.
- Instruct camera operators regarding camera setups, angles, distances, movement, and variables and cues for starting and stopping filming.
- Label and record contents of exposed film and note details on report forms.
- View films to resolve problems of exposure control, subject and camera movement, changes in subject distance, and related variables.
- Direct studio productions.
- Receive raw film stock and maintain film inventories.
- Read and analyze work orders and specifications to determine locations of subject material, work procedures, sequences of operations, and machine setups.
- Read charts and compute ratios to determine variables such as lighting, shutter angles, filter factors, and camera distances.
- Stay current with new technologies in the field by reading trade magazines.
- Prepare slates that describe the scenes being filmed.
- Design graphics for studio productions.
- Write new scripts for broadcasts.
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