BuzzFeed is looking for skilled and experienced Directors of Photography to bring their expertise to upcoming branded productions being shot on location in Los Angeles and in NYC. We are looking for one DP in Los Angeles and one DP in NYC.
These are project-based, freelance positions with a project rate of $500/day.
Work closely with the director to make decisions on visuals and lighting
Collaborate with director to build shot list
Work w/ production team to build and test camera and lighting package
Be willing to and able to setup lights, grip, and perform camera prep duties
Operate camera and supervise camera crew
Determine camera settings
Controlling natural or artificial lighting conditions.
3+ years of production experience as a DP working on branded, commercial, or music videos
Strong technical knowledge of cameras and the film production process
Experience with lighting techniques and equipment
Flexible approach and collaborative
Strong team management and communication skills
Previous branded digital video experience is ideal
Photography skills are a plus
Include a link to your portfolio or provide samples of your work or your reel in your application
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