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Film Loader/2nd AC (Assistant Cameraman)

Legacy Film

New York, NY 02-14-2021
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We are shooting an independent feature film this spring 2021 and are looking for an experienced film loader/2nd AC (Assistant Cameraman).

This is a 1970's period piece set and shot in NYC and the right candidate will need to be based in NYC (or surrounding commutable cities such as Philadelphia and New Jersey). This is not a digital project as we will be working with super 16 film. Rate is $200.00 per day.

Job Description:

Loads and unloads film magazines, as directed, prior to and following photographing of motion-picture scenes.

May perform other duties on set location, such as marking stage floor with chalk to designate actors' and actresses' positions, clapping hinged boards together to designate start of scene, and recording scene number and related information on slate to identify scene.

Requirements

Must have an extensive knowledge of all camera equipment, film stocks and processing techniques

Super 16 film knowledge is required

Must have thorough understanding of how to manage and maintain all camera department paperwork and administration.

Knowledge of the requirements of the relevant health and safety legislation and procedures

Diplomacy and sensitivity when working with artists and crew

Ability to collaborate and to work as part of a team; physical stamina and strength required

Must be fluent in English; ability to speak French is a plus but not required

Excellent organizational skills, agility and speed and effective communication skills

Aptitude in problem-solving

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