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us: Camera operators


  • Here are entered works on the members of a film, television, or video production crew who are responsible for the focus and movement of the camera and for composing the picture. Works on the directors of photography who are in charge of all aspects of photography, including the lighting, for a film, television, or video production are entered under [Cinematographers.]

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    • us: Cameramen
    • us: Cinematographers (Camera operators)
    • us: Operating cameramen
    • us: Operators, Camera
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  • Sources

    • found: Occupational outlook handbook web site, 25 Oct. 2002 (television, video, and motion picture operators and editors: camera operators)
    • found: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia web site, 25 Oct. 2002 (camera operator)
    • found: USA today careers network job description web site, 25 Oct. 2002 (TV, video, and film camera operators and editors)
    • found: AAT, 25 Oct. 2002 (cameramen; camerman; synonyms: camera operators; operators, camera)
    • found: Mercer, J. Glossary of film terms, 1986 (cinematographer: a motion picture director of photography, cameraman, or assistant cameraman; camera operator, operating cameraman, operator: the member of a film production crew who aims the camera, composes the picture, and follows the action)
    • found: Oxford companion to film, 1976 (cameraman; the camera is in the control of the camera operator, who looks through the viewfinder during a take, checking the framing and focus and moving the camera as desired)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the members of a film, television, or video production crew who are responsible for the focus and movement of the camera and for composing the picture. Works on the directors of photography who are in charge of all aspects of photography, including the lighting, for a film, television, or video production are entered under [Cinematographers.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Cinematographers]
  • Change Notes

    • 2002-10-29: new
    • 2003-01-17: revised
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