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Game Presentation Camera Operator

Detroit Tigers

Posted 2 months ago



Lakeland, FL, USA

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Job Description

The Camera Operator will be responsible for capturing high-quality footage during sixteen (16) Detroit Tigers spring training games and sixty-six (66) Flying Tigers regular season games.  Collaboration with Game Presentation Director to facilitate appropriate needs for in-game presentation and live-stream needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate video cameras to capture live footage of baseball games, including player actions, crowd reactions, and other relevant content.
  • Set up and position cameras in strategic locations to capture the best angles and shots for game coverage.
  • Work closely with the production team, including directors and producers, to capture shots as per the game script and production plan.
  • Focus on capturing close-ups of players, coaches, and other key figures during the game.
  • Operate cameras for instant replays and provide additional angles for in-game analysis.
  • Capture footage for in-game features, promotions, and entertainment elements as directed by the production team.
  • Ensure that cameras are properly maintained and in good working condition.
  • Support the live broadcast team by providing essential shots and angles for television or online streaming.

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Qualifications Required

  • Proficient in operating professional video cameras and related equipment.
  • A good understanding of baseball and the ability to anticipate key moments during a game.
  • Effective communication with the production team, directors, and other camera operators.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the game dynamics and respond to the needs of the production team.
  • The role may require standing for extended periods and moving equipment as needed.
  • Work effectively within a team environment, especially with other members of the production and broadcast team.
  • Capture clear and focused shots, paying attention to framing and composition.

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