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  1. Team

    Cinematographer Wanted

    Hello all, SIkana India is looking for a cinematographer based in/willing to relocate to Pondicherry for a short term project. We primarily make instructional/educational videos. The videos are meant for instructional purpose, so sorry guys, sometimes your creative angles and lighting may not really work. Duration of the project: 3 months Experience: Should be good with lighting - working with Kinos, LED lights and redheads. Bonus if you can storyboard [even poor renditions]. Double bonus if you've worked with Sony cameras, specifically the Sony PXW70 What do we offer: Good salary. A good work environment. And, Pondicherry rate booze. (which you have to buy yourself from the good salary!) If interested get in touch with mohit@sikana.tv. Please, please, for God's sake, attach your CV and links to your work when you mail Mohit.
  2. Rosario D'mello

    Crew Wanted

    AdWise Advertising and AdWise Films are looking for interns and full-time photographers and cinematographers. We are also looking for Directors, ADs and Editors. We also need web designers and animators. We are working on ad-films and one feature film. Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Please email your detailed cv/ resume on WhatsApp at 09167291972 . Call only 2-4 pm.
  3. Team

    Crew Wanted for Comedy Film

    oncemoreentertainmentsevents@gmail.com Full crew wanted.
  4. ***BANGALORE RESIDENTS ONLY*** Hey Guys! This is for an upcoming Semi-feature multi-plot independent film. We plan to start shoot late August or first week September. We are looking for following Talents for this film. We would like to limit these requirements only to Aspirants who have great talent but haven't really got a chance to showcase it. 1) Cinematographer (Canon 7D / 5D) 2) Film Editor 3) Make-up Artist. 4) Hair dresser Paid job : Yes (however they are limitations; we are not a small; mid-size or big production house; we have a good team who at the moment is trying to make a film which seems quite difficult to shoot; but we are head strong and are confident to pull it off.) Interested folks; please email me at fdrakefilms@gmail.com with a little good to know information about yourself; you previous work (if any) and the remuneration you would expect for the amazing work you are capable off!
  5. Team

    Nimbupani Films wants crew

    1) Line Producer 2) Script Writer 3) Director 4) Director of Photography 5) Music Composer 6) Graphic Designer 7) Animator Note - Only Expreinced required freshres please dont send CV .... Director and DOP without work profile link (specialy corporate AV and Ad film ) will not be considered . So Diectors and DOP please mail with your work link only. Interested candidates can share their profile and links of their past work at casting.nimbupani@gmail.com Please mention the position you are applying for in the SUBJECT of the email. Post wil expire on 27 June so after that applications wont be considered .
  6. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CINEMATOGRAPHER I Preproduction A. Conceptual research and Design * Discuss all aspects of script and director's approach to picture in preliminary talks with director * Analyze script as whole * Analyze story structure * Analyze characters * Research period, events, general subject and appropriate design elements * Devise style, visualize approach * Continue talks with director on new ideas * Come to agreement with director * Discuss and come to agreement with production designer * Discuss and come to agreement with technical adviser. B. Practical Research and Design. * Ascertain or find out budget requirements * Scout and approve locations * Plot sun position for locations * Check local weather * Check tide tables near ocean * Review, discuss and approve set plans * Review, discuss and approve spotting plans for stages * Review and approve props, picture cars, airplanes, boats, horse-drawn vehicles, mock-ups and miniatures C. Technical Research and Design. * Visit laboratory to calibrate, customize and evaluate exposure system for any combination of electronic or chemical image capture, and establish developing, printing, set timing and transfer protocols * Visit equipment vendors * Explore new equipment * Learn how new equipment works * Invent (or cause to be invented) special equipment or techniques for show * Standardize and create effects bible for show * Help create and approve any storyboards * Design (or cause to be designed) and approve any built-in or practical lighting fixture * Design lighting-plot plan and rigging for stages and locations with gaffer and key grip D. Quality Control * Choose and approve crew, film stock, lab, equipment, second-unit and visual-effects crews * Supervise manufacture and testing of new modified equipment * Visit sets under construction * Approve wild walls, ceiling pieces and any moving set pieces * Check lighting-fixture crew * Walk locations and stages with all departments to discuss requirements * Approve set colors and textures * Approve costume colors and textures * Approve makeup and hair * Generate (or cause to be generated) and approve equipment lists for camera, electric and grip * Check dailies screening rooms for correct standards E. Implementation * Cast stand-ins * Train crew to use any new equipment * Walk locations and stages with director and device shooting plan * Make list of special equipment for production manager and indicate number of days required * Work with assistant director on shooting schedule (order and days required for each scene) * Estimate and order film stock (type, size and quantity) * Generate (or cause to be generated) and approve rigging and shooting manpower and man-days * Assist other departments in getting required equipment, manpower and tests * Drop by all departments and visit department heads at least twice a day to answer any questions * Mediate any problems between departments * Check loading of production trucks or cargo containers for location or international shipping * Visit cast run-throughs and rehearsals * Advise and back up director on any problems * Help production problems F. Testing * Shoot tests for style * Shoot tests for lab * Shoot test for lighting of principal actors * Shoot tests for camera and lenses * Shoot tests for wardrobe and makeup * Shoot tests for any special effects processes, unusual rigs props or methods II Shooting A. Planning * Check and approve all call sheets and shooting order of the day's work B. Blocking * Watch rehearsal of scene to be shot * Device shot list with director (coverage) * Choose lens and composition; show to director for approval * Make sure composition and movement fulfill scene task * Work out mechanical problems with camera, dolly and crane grips * Set any camera-movement cues * Place stand-ins and rehearse, fine-tune * Ensure proper coverage of scene for editor * Work with assistant director on background action C. Lighting * Design lighting to show set/location to best advantage relative to story, style and dramatic content * Light each actor to reinforce and reveal character * Make sure mood and tone of light help to tell story * Design light for minimum reset time between setups * Utilize painter for control of highlights, shadows, aging, dusting-down of sets and props * Set and match light value, volume, color and contrast of each setup (exposure) * Set any lights cues (dimmers, spot lights, color changes and any preprogramming) D. Preparation * Work out any sound problems * Work out any problems with other departments * Check, set and approve all stunts with stunt coordinator * Set any additional cameras required for stunts * Double-check safety with all concerned * Show shot to director to make any final changes * Get actors in for final mechanical rehearsal; solve any outstanding problems E. Photography * Photograph scene * Approve or correct take * Check parameters and reset for next take * Shoot any plates * Shoot any video playback material * Move to next step F. Administrative * Define first setup in morning and after lunch * Make sure that stills are taken of scene * See that "making of" and/or EPK crews get needed footage * Make sure script supervisor has any special camera or lighting notes * Check film raw stock inventory * Try to shoot up short ends * Check that camera logbook is being kept up to date * Complete day's work * Discuss first setup for the next day * Ensure that camera, electrical and grip crews get all copies of equipment rental or purchase invoices and approve before accountants pay vendors * Take care of any future or ongoing production at end of day * Check for return of all unused equipment G. Quality Control * Call in for lab report * View previous day's work in projected dailies with director, producer, editor and camera crew * Discuss and approve dailies * Consult with makeup, wardrobe, production designer and assistant director about dailies * View, discuss, correct or approve second-unit or effects dailies * Order reprints if necessary H. Training * Teach beginning actors movie technique (hitting marks, size of frame, lenses, etc.) * Train camera crew for next job up the ladder I. Contingency * If director is disabled, finish day's shooting for him or her III. Postproduction A. Additional Photography * Discuss and be aware of delivery dates for all postproduction * Photograph or approve any additional scenes, inserts, special effect or second-unit footage B. Timing (Color and Density) * Time and approve trailer for theaters and TV * Approve all optical and digital effects compositions * Time the picture * Retime until correct C. Quality Control * Approve final answer print * Show to director for OK * Approve interpositive (IP) * Approve internegatives (IN) * Approve release prints * Approve show prints from original negative * Approve all blowups or reductions D. Telecine/Color Correction * Supervise and approve film or digital original transfer to electronic or film media (Hi-Def, NTSC, PAL, Scam masters, digital intermediates, archival masters, etc.) * Supervise and approve all transfers to and from digital intermediates * Supervise and approve all letterbox, pan and scan or reformatting of film * Supervise and approve tape-to-tape color correction and VHS, DVD, digital projection media, etc. * Show electronic transfers to director for OK E. Publicity * Do any publicity (newspaper, magazine, Internet, radio, TV, DVD commentary etc.) F. Restoration/Archival * Be available for any future reissue, archival reprint or electronic transfer of film. This list of duties of the cinematographer was published in January 2003 by the American Cinematographer magazine.
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