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What’s it like to be a Film and Television Camera Operator?
Film and television camera operators set up, position and operate equipment in
studios or on location to photograph or record people, events and scenes. Film
camera operators use 16 mm and 35 mm film cameras or digital video for motion
pictures, whereas television and video camera operators use cine-electronic
television or digital video and video cameras for direct telecast and
Film and television camera operators work as part of a team and are often
required to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends. They
may need to travel to remote areas. Work can take place indoors and outdoors.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Film and Television Camera Operator earn an average of
$1509 per week. The [average annual salary for this job is $78468 excluding su
- able to accept direction
- highly organised
- attention to detail
- able to work under pressure
- good communication skills
- able to work as part of a team.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
Standing for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed
standing up for periods of at least two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Jobs in this group usually require completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree,
or extensive relevant experience. Some jobs also require post-graduate study,
such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of the PERFORMING ARTS provide a
useful background to these jobs. In some cases a performing arts subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of PHYSICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a physics-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Film and Television Camera Operator
Film and television camera operators may perform the following tasks:
- discuss with the director the types of film, video and lenses to be used, as well as focus and distance settings and camera angles
- select and set up equipment and accessories
- check that lighting has been organised or set up lights as required
- view scenes through viewfinders, make final adjustments and photograph scenes
- monitor equipment during operation
- move cameras and adjust controls to follow the action of scenes being photographed
- consult with other technical workers such as light or sound technicians to obtain required results
- supervise assistants during the production phase.
Director of Photography
A director of photography oversees the lighting and camera crew in the film
production unit. They instruct camera operators on camera set-up, angles,
distance and movement, then signal cues to start and stop filming. After each
day’s filming, the director of photography checks the ‘rushes’ (the scenes
shot that day) and decides whether re-filming is necessary.