Candidates must have the following qualities:
- Committed interest in recording sports, especially Basketball.- Have good understanding of documentary cinematography and documentary storytelling- Be able to evaluate the shooting environment, and determine potential story potions.- Be flexible, agile, spontaneous, focused and controlled to get the best shots.- Be able to find key elements that can be used to build a story. (Eg. potential opening and closing shot, establish the location, a dramatic series of events, a speech or meaningful conversation that can reveal more, the goal of an athlete, a celebrity interaction, etc.)- Have an understanding of vértié shooting.- Experienced recording usable natural sound - must be a good listener - Experienced recording slow motion.- Some experience editing, or understanding of how the materials are assembled into a story.
Please fill out the below application if you are interested.
Details:- This is a freelance position.- You MUST live in the New York City area.- The location is in lower Manhattan. The company office is in Dumbo Brooklyn (for pick up/drop off)- Most shoots are under 3 hours and typical on evenings, weekends or holidays.- This is a junior level camera person, thus the rate will reflect this.- Adjustment of the fee will be considered after three assignments.- If you use your own appropriate quality gear (camera, lenses and sound) you will be compensated extra.
This is an example of what you might be shooting. - https://youtu.be/ETTji7jzOD4