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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
  • Hardworking Producer's Assistant with 10 years of hands-on experience supporting production needs. Self-motivated and punctual individual possessing passion for industry and deep knowledge of film terminology. Recognized for maintaining outstanding rapport with various clients and professional contacts.
  • Skilled camera operator equipped with technical abilities, creative eye for detail and industry experience. Enhances projects by taking clean video with minimal reshoot and consistently matching directors' vision. Manages time well to stay on-schedule with both studio and remote shoots.
Skills
  • Show Planning Support
  • Live Shot Setup
  • Film and Lighting Requirements
  • Technical Specifications Review
  • Shot Composition
  • Identifying and Solving Problems
  • Equipment Adjustments
  • Materials Labeling and Organization
  • Focus and Exposure Manipulation
  • Prop Selection
  • Production Understanding
  • Crane and Track-Mounted Cameras
  • New Technologies Research
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Video Editing
  • Time Management
  • TV Camera Operation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Broadcasting Equipment
  • Light and Filter Application
  • Boom Operations
  • Audio Editing
  • Equipment Testing and Repair
Experience
06/2020 to Current Camera Production Assistant Tegna | Springdale, AR,
  • Dispersed contracts and scripts to cast, crew and other stakeholders.
  • Completed wide range of production support tasks over multiple filming areas.
  • Sorted and packaged products to prepare for processing or shipment.
  • Delivered messages to various crew members to coordinate communications.
  • Organized and coordinated key communications between cast and technical crew.
  • Prepared sets by transporting equipment and supplies to location and positioning people and props.
  • Worked closely with producers to locate and select required footage for broadcast.
  • Assisted during video shoots by confirming sound quality and adjusting lighting.
  • Prioritized film production scene sequence to meet deadlines and airings.
  • Created and implemented social media strategy across multiple platforms to increase viewership and interaction with industry professionals.
  • Assembled footage into string outs, rough and final cuts.
  • Archived and synced datasets and files for optimal performance.
  • Set up and operated electric news gathering microwave vehicles to gather and edit raw footage on location to send to television affiliates for broadcast.
  • Reloaded camera magazines with fresh raw film stock.
  • Read charts and computed ratios to determine shutter angles, filter factors and camera distances.
  • Labeled film contents and noted details on report forms.
  • Prepared slates with scene descriptions and other required information.
  • Reviewed work orders and specifications to plan procedures, sequences of operations and equipment setup.
  • Checked scripts for relevant information and to plan camera operation.
  • Tested, maintained and repaired equipment, keeping in excellent working condition.
  • Resolved exposure, movement and other variable issues.
  • Controlled lighting, filter factors and camera distances to meet shot targets.
  • Collaborated with specialists, producers and designers to produce original video content.
  • Helped prepare sets and set up equipment for in-studio filming.
  • Viewed sets and locations to determine filming and lighting needs.
  • Communicated with directors and other crew members to discuss filming sequences, desired effects and lighting requirements.
  • Operated cameras to record scenes for television broadcasts, advertising or motion pictures.
  • Composed and framed shots using camera settings and other technical aspects to achieve director requested results.
  • Arranged cameras, audio and lighting equipment for filming.
  • Planned, set up and completed live shots.
  • Handled camera setups, angles and movement following cues.
  • Edited daily compilation pieces for distribution across various digital platforms.
  • Archived and logged all shot footage in established video database.
01/2019 to 06/2020 Camera Prep Technician Commander Motion Picture Equipment Rentals | City, STATE,
  • Used equipment, techniques and tools for task completion.
  • Performed basic calculations and tabulations of technical data.
  • Provided technical direction and training to other technologists.
  • Tested components, assemblies and systems to diagnose problems.
  • Supported activities to maintain equipment in reliable condition.
  • Maintained communications and information security levels and observed appropriate security level requirements.
  • Recommended corrective and preventive actions to boost product reliability.
  • Gathered and evaluated data for validity, accuracy and completeness.
  • Targeted suspected aggressors using passive and active sonar searches.
  • Built prototype units for testing and experimentation.
  • Used sonographic data to recommend course and speed changes and evasive maneuvers.
  • Evaluated new engineering plans to check technical feasibility and conformance with applicable codes and standards.
  • Reduced waste and streamlined schedules to optimize manufacturing processes.
  • Capture acoustic data media recordings and prepared for digital transmission and archive.
  • Calculated target ranges and noted real-time propagation changes.
  • Maintained safety by verifying compliance and assuring proper factory testing.
  • Organized, analyzed and prepared technical data reports.
  • Provided commander with reports on depth, range and target situations and calculated maneuvers for interdiction.
  • Created sketches and marked up drawings to show changes occurred.
  • Improved and refined methods, process steps or procedures and implemented changes.
  • Conducted tests and experiments with new materials, equipment and processes.
  • Established test techniques for new products during development and resolved product or equipment problems.
  • Produced and maintained accurate design documentation.
  • Drafted calibrating and operating procedures based upon knowledge of product and testing equipment.
  • Executed root cause analysis to improve yield and reliability.
  • Applied engineering principles to develop and operate electrical, mechanical and data processing systems.
06/2014 to 12/2018 Camera Operator Viacom CBS | City, STATE,
  • Prepared cameras and tested angles and camera movements to capture quality footage
  • Adjusted positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting.
  • Tested, maintained and cleaned camera and lighting equipment to ensure proper working order for shooting.
  • Properly edited all raw footage before broadcasting footage on television.
  • Installed and selected screens and filters in-camera to produce desired effects.
  • Conferred with directors and crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects and camera movements.
  • Conferred with directors, sound and lighting technicians and other crew members to determine shots and discuss assignments.
  • Handled camera setups, angles and movement following cues.
  • Operated cameras to record scenes for television broadcasts, advertising or motion pictures.
  • Planned, set up and completed live shots.
  • Controlled lighting, filter factors and camera distances to meet shot targets.
  • Composed and framed shots using camera settings and other technical aspects to achieve director requested results.
  • Arranged cameras, audio and lighting equipment for filming.
  • Communicated with directors and other crew members to discuss filming sequences, desired effects and lighting requirements.
  • Viewed sets and locations to determine filming and lighting needs.
  • Checked scripts for relevant information and to plan camera operation.
  • Collaborated with specialists, producers and designers to produce original video content.
  • Resolved exposure, movement and other variable issues.
  • Reviewed work orders and specifications to plan procedures, sequences of operations and equipment setup.
  • Labeled film contents and noted details on report forms.
  • Set up and operated electric news gathering microwave vehicles to gather and edit raw footage on location to send to television affiliates for broadcast.
  • Designed graphics for studio productions.
  • Read charts and computed ratios to determine shutter angles, filter factors and camera distances.
  • Reloaded camera magazines with fresh raw film stock.
  • Prepared slates with scene descriptions and other required information.
  • Helped prepare sets and set up equipment for in-studio filming.
  • Tested, maintained and repaired equipment, keeping in excellent working condition.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2018 to to Master of Arts | Film Production/ Cinematography Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, Tallahassee, FL, GPA:
  • 1st Semester, 2016 - Dean's List
  • 3rd Semester, 2017 - Honor Roll
Expected in 01/2013 to to BA | Theater Production Addis Ababa University Theater, , GPA:
  • 2nd semester, 2012- Dean's List
  • 3rd Semester, 2013 - Honor Roll
Accomplishments
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Recognized as Employee of the year for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Led team to achieve a quality production with assigned time, budget and excellent level of production safety, earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Florida State University Alumni Association.
  • Member, of international cinematographers guild (Local 600)

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School Attended

  • Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts
  • Addis Ababa University Theater

Job Titles Held:

  • Camera Production Assistant
  • Camera Prep Technician
  • Camera Operator

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • BA

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