-Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including basic knowledge of After Effects in order to create motion and text graphics, and basic 2D animation.
-Experience working, and succeeding, under tight deadlines.
-Good organizational skills. An established pattern of using software or other tools to organize many projects is an asset.
-Proficiency with a variety of production equipment, including DSLRs and cinema cameras, lighting equipment, lav microphones and portable audio recorders, and support equipment such as tripods, monopods and gimbals.
Arrive at shoot locations on time, ready to capture each project with the appropriate camera, lighting, sound and support equipment.
Shoot with the intention to capture beautiful, professional images that tell the story beyond just filming what is happening.
Work with other crew during pre-production to determine the best way to tell the story, and prepping appropriate equipment to best support this.
Stay up to date about camera and lighting equipment.
Responsible for continued improvement as a cinematographer, as supported by the company.
Support the team by editing projects as necessary.
Edit footage to create both rough and fine cuts.
Review shooting scripts and raw material to create shot decision lists based on scenes' value and contribution to continuity.
Digitally cut the files to put together the sequence of the video and decide what is usable.
Create a 'rough cut' (or assembly edit) of the video and determine the exact cutting for the next and final stages.
Reorder content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the video.
Oversee the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing.
Consult with the director, producer and/or client throughout the post-production process.
Experiment with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements. Suggest or select music.
Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry's best practices to maximize efficiency.