Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)

Sets up and operates cameras to photograph scenes for film, television or video productions.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Average pay $59,980
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 700

What does a Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video) do?

  • maintaining and repairing radio and television transmitters and associated equipment
  • selecting and attaching equipment to cameras, positioning cameras, and following the action of scenes being photographed while adjusting controls

Specialisations

  • Focus Puller (Film)

Related courses

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Certificate III in Screen and Media
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Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services
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Certificate IV in Screen and Media
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Diploma of Screen and Media
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Certificate II in Visual Arts