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Directors Of Photography are responsible for helping the film director set the movie’s visual look. Typical tasks these professionals complete are making decisions regarding lighting and camera operation, collaborating with the rest of the crew, adjusting color tones, and creating compositions matching the film’s environment. Based on our collection of example resumes, Directors of Photography should demonstrate creativity, technical skills, teamwork, time management, and the availability to work at odd hours. Successful resumes for this position showcase a degree in fine art in film and the completion of cinematography courses.

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Director of Photography and Video at Iglesia Ríos De Agua Viva Moreno Valley

Reporter at La Prensa-Language Newspaper with experience in community outreach and advocacy. Media experience includes contacting media outlets and maintaining relationships with reporters. Excellent communication and writing skills and ability to work with multiple deadlines.

  • Coordinated and secured television coverage from Telemundo 52 at the [company name]. (400 administrators, educators, students, parents, and members of the Latino community attended.)
  • Organized Telemundo 52 media coverage for AB540 conference.
  • Participated in a live television news interview to successfully communicate the message of youth advocacy and achieving goals - the interview was aired.
  • Coordinated reporter's interviews of key community leaders and students to provide in- depth coverage of community event.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Arts
AS
Science
2

Director of Photography

Produced photography for eight clothing brands that enhanced sales and individual brand visibility

  • Oversaw the creation and implementation of lookbooks for the following: Macy's, Jimmy Jazz, and Footaction
  • Directed onsite product shoots, brand photography advertising, and worked on all images for social media
  • Managed and directed freelance photographers and assistant photographers on photo shoots
  • Collaborated with creative teams to identify and curate images that reflected the brand and increased profitability
  • Developed reduce shoot expenditures through the development of vendor relationships
  • Oversaw the scheduling of all photo shoots and utilized
  • Fiscally responsible for identifying models and freelancers for each shoot, and responsible for reconciling invoices and payroll for production crew
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
3

Director of Photography

  • Directed production teams on daily assignments for production of marketing, corporate, and reality TV.
  • Essential during expansion into 3 new studios, brought in new capabilities and projects.
  • Coordinated and planned multi-city shoots for investment firm client, arranged travel and accommodations for staff and freelance production team, booked equipment.
  • Researched subjects and analyzed needs for up to 6 different field productions per week and developed
  • Identified archival problems for media management and developed clear workflow process on set and for in house data management.
  • Managed and inventoried over $600k worth of equipment resources across three studios and maintained
  • Consulted on new hires, trained employees in company operations and for studio and field production.
  • Established logistics for traveling crews, maximizing value & portability. Generated consistent quality with reduced expenses.
  • Worked with team to create look and style for shows in development, led to sale of 4 unscripted series.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Film & Video Production
4

Executive Producer, Director of Photography, Editor

Produced, shot and edited high-end videos for corporate/industrial, commercial and medical clients

  • Produced successful videos for clients including Anheuser-Busch, Capital One Bank, Verizon Wireless, Mead Johnson and Careerbuilder, playing a critical role in the entire process (concept, production, editing and delivery).
  • Implemented use of new hardware and software technologies to improve image quality.
  • Regularly use Photoshop for still photography and graphics used in video projects
  • Delivered videos to clients by uploading to YouTube, Vimeo, client websites or transferring via file delivery services.
  • "Imma B" viral video for Benedictine University earned a merit award in the New Media category at the 27th Annual Higher Education Marketing Report's Educational Advertising Awards.
  • "Where Futures Take Shape" TV spot for Waubonsee Community College took bronze in the TV ad series category of the Higher Ed Marketing Awards.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Telecommunications With An Emphasis
5

Producer / Director of Photography / Final Cut Pro Editor

Coordinated, produced, shot and edited a feature-length documentary film from inception to completion.

  • Utilized Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, and Compressor for editing and final output needs - cuts, transitions, effects, and color correction.
  • Photographed and designed films' poster, logo and cover-art utilizing Photoshop.
  • Worked closely with production team to manage production related issues.
  • Acquired proper permits and release forms to comply with legal issues - property releases, personal releases, music rights etc.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Media And Theatre Arts
6

Producer, Director of Photography, Writer

Experience as a production executive. Write, shoot, edit, and produce narrative feature stories, short video series, feature films, and short-form segments adhering to the highest quality standards for camera, sound, color and story narrative. Research, prototype, and qualify new technologies and emerging workflows to support production and post production guidelines.

  • Translate desired messages, concepts, and creative ideas into visual imagery.
  • Work with the business and creative teams to devise video campaigns to highlight branded content.
  • Create and iterate on storyboards. Bring complex shots to reality with diligent research and planning.
  • Experience capturing aerial video with remote controlled UAVs equipped with aerial video equipment and camera systems.
  • Experience working with artists, athletes, and celebrities. Ensure deadlines are consistently met.
  • Advanced Editing Skills / Motion Graphics / Audio Production / Color Correction / 4K Workflow
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
7

Director of Photography/lighting Director

  • Created and implemented award winning lighting design for various client driven applications.
  • Recommended and coordinated technical specifications with clients for all studio and field operations.
  • Managed and coordinated daily activity of staff and subcontractor production personnel.
  • Streamlined labor procedures, personnel scheduling and facility conversion time.
  • Assessed production staff performance capabilities. Created and led training programs in advanced video production techniques.
  • Evaluated and recommended production hardware and software systems. Integrated new acquisitions within the existing system.
  • Maintained a safe and secure work environment by promoting safety training and accident readiness.
  • Managed 3 studios, crew and created award winning lighting designs for the PBS network.
  • Designed course material and instructed advanced video production in studio and on location.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Communications
8

Associate Producer/director of Photography

Shot/produced/edited original content for [company name] promotional campaigns.

  • Streamlined media workflow from shoots, to post-production, to archives.
  • Maintained full stock of in-house camera, lighting, and audio equipment.
  • Created and maintained a digital archive system for all film shoots.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
9

Director of Photography

  • Capture exceptional action photographs of top prospects at [company name] Baseball tournaments and upload to social media.
  • Responsible for producing high-quality graphics, templates and renders
  • Manage multiple social media accounts, and created and manage a website to sell photographs online.
  • Started and continue to promote and manage the sales of photographs to parents and players alike.
  • Developed a marketing strategy utilizing multiple platforms to create awareness and promote the sales of photographs, during and post event.
  • Manage multiple photographers in various locations, utilizing conference calls and Skype.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Creative Director / Producer / Director of Photography

  • Responsible for all camera setups, lighting, and camera and jib operation.
  • Responsible for the visual impact created by particular shots, locations and camera angles.
  • Edited, sound designed and published each video on the website.
  • Responsible for the website design, graphics, metadata and SEO.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
International Studies
Project Management

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