Camera Operator - Pocantico Hill, NY - 12/3-6
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 for four days
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Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, NY is seeking a freelance camera operator for a conference in early December.
-Operate camera during livestream broadcast of select conference sessions
-Operate camera and record conference sessions for later broadcast
-Capture video b-roll footage of conference atmosphere and activities around the Center
-Set up and test cameras, tripods, microphones, stage lighting, and other audio/video equipment
-Assist with final pre-production and initial post-production for conference
-Other related services as needed
Required Skills and Experience:
-Significant, hands-on experience with operating a camera for broadcast, working live broadcast events, and/or filmmaking and video production
-A developed visual aesthetic as a filmmaker
-Strong grasp of how video cameras, live streaming and related technologies work
-Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills in time-sensitive situations
-Ability to work efficiently and communicate clearly
This freelance opportunity is a minimum of four days, but no more than five days, starting on December 2nd and ending on December 6th, 2019. Some days will be as long as 10 hours or more, but no more than 12 hours. Lunches will be provided and breaks will be worked out as the production schedule allows. Cameras and other video equipment will be provided. Audio will be coordinated with a separate contracted AV crew.
Professional Service Fee:
Service fees will be a flat daily rate of $500, paid in a single check upon completion of services. Freelance contractor must sign a service agreement and provide a completed Form W-9 and will receive a Form 1099 from SBC. SBC will not withhold any amounts for payment of taxes and the freelance contractor will be responsible for reporting and paying all taxes related to the professional service fee. Camera Operators are responsible for their own housing and transportation.
Please send a resume, cover letter and portfolio link to: Nathan Yardy indicating in the subject line “YFC Camera Operator position” by Friday, November 15th, 2019.
Stone Barns Center is committed to equity and inclusion throughout every aspect of our work. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.