Complete league mandated testing which provides the knowledge and ensures the understanding of proper use of equipment, specific shots and framing for game use.
Hands-on training to practice correct setup/teardown, usage, and storage of equipment, and needed shots for filming games.
Pregame: Co-produce pregame show. Responsible for proper equipment set up. Participate in pregame meetings to discuss potential improvements from previous games. Conduct a communications check with all camera operators to ensure cameras are all functioning properly, a communications check with broadcasters to ensure sound is balanced and for any specific talking points they may have for the pregame show, and a communications check with the graphics director about any shots to get with corresponding graphics.
Game time: Direct camera operators to the best of your ability. Actively listen to broadcast announcers in order to direct camera operators where to shoot. Actively watch and listen to game play surroundings to anticipate the shots needed to direct operators where to shoot. Co-produce game, working directly with the graphics director to ensure timing of shots and graphics is accurate. Co-produce postgame show.
Postgame: Correctly shut down equipment and ensure that it is ready for the next person to use it. Participate in postgame meetings to discuss ideas and potential improvements for future games.