Camera Operator


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Highlights
Hector Ramirez on qualities a good camera operator has
Bertram van Munster on how the camera is an extension of your eye
Joseph Wilcots on being hired to be cameraman on Roots
Ed Resnick on advice to aspiring cameramen
Hector Ramirez on his start as a camera operator for CBS
Bertram van Munster on the advice Cops producer John Langley gave him: "never bring a tripod"
Who talked about this profession

Wade Bingham

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Wade Bingham on the job of a camera operator/cinematographer on a news program or documentary series
Wade Bingham on starting to use multiple cameras for news stories

Bertram van Munster

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Bertram van Munster on the advice Cops producer John Langley gave him: "never bring a tripod"
Bertram van Munster on how the camera is an extension of your eye

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on his start as a camera operator for CBS
Hector Ramirez on how shooting in front of a live audience changes what was done in rehearsal
Hector Ramirez on being staff vs. a freelance camera operator
Hector Ramirez on qualities a good camera operator has
Hector Ramirez on the elements of good composition and his visual style
Hector Ramirez on what makes a good camera operator

Ed Resnick

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Ed Resnick on advice to aspiring cameramen

Joseph M. Wilcots

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Joseph Wilcots on being hired to be cameraman on Roots
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