Full Time Job

Commercial Cinematographer - Revd

Gray Television

Charlotte, NC 11-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

About the Vertical Team:

Gray Automotive Solutions, Gray Health Solutions, and Gray Destination Marketing teams provide marketing and advertising support for the automotive, healthcare and travel industries. Our vertical teams work directly with national and local sales teams to develop industry leading marketing solutions with a focus on expertise in their respective categories.

Job Summary/Description:

Do you have an eye for great cinematography? Are you excited about the idea of helping clients tell their stories uniquely and visually? If so, the Gray production team is looking for you. Our growing broadcast and digital video teams are looking for Commercial Cinematographer's with a passion for delivering compelling content for our clients. As part of the automotive production department, you will serve as the lead visual creative on set and represent the look, feel, and style for assigned commercial shoots.

Collaborating with the producer, you will execute the creative vision by using unique and high-quality storytelling techniques. Tasks include, but are not limited to, pre-visualization, gear preparation, location scouting, production crew duties, and lead camera operation. This is a ''remote'' position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Create compelling visual stories
• Bring a project to life with lighting, framing, and connection to the subject
• Produce high-quality creative spots, promotions, product shots, and long-form videos
• Work with producers and clients to determine the creative feel for shoots
• Find and scout locations – assessing potential obstacles and issues that could arise
• Promote new techniques for filming and storytelling
• Monitor new equipment that could be added to our production arsenal
• Manage, organize, and maintain video equipment inventory
• Troubleshoot and solve problems quickly and independently
• Travel around the country capturing stories and bringing high-quality production to auto groups, dealerships, service centers, and all other relevant clients

• Degree in Broadcast and Film Production or equivalent relevant experience
• 3 - 5 years of experience in this role or a similar role
• Ability to shoot for broadcast, short and long-form content, promotional support, social media, YouTube, and more
• Strong creative storytelling, shooting, and lighting skills
• A sharp eye for creative shooting and lighting style
• Exceptional knowledge of cameras, variable focal length and primes lenses, filters, lighting, sliders, car mounts, and gimbals/stabilizers (ability to shoot with a drone is a plus)
• Ability to shoot various frame rates and multiple digital formats
• Experience with audio recording and microphone set-up, including Boom and wireless mics
• Passion for gear, color profiles, codecs, formats, and new equipment
• Highly organized, ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Excellent grammar and written communication skills
• Solid time management for self and production
• Flexible, positive attitude in the face of high pressure and stressful situations
• An open mind and learning-oriented
• Working knowledge of the post-production process with Premiere is a plus
• The position must be able to travel at least 75% based on production schedules and location
• Demo reel of work is required for consideration

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5p43e-52-90-49-108-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.