Summary Video Camera Operator in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a video camera operator. The following information is applicable to all Film and video camera operators (NOC 52110).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Film and video camera operators operate motion picture and video cameras and related equipment to record news, live events, films, videos and television broadcasts. They are employed by television networks and stations, motion picture and video production companies and in-house communications facilities of large corporations.
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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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Median wage in Canada
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The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Operate video recording equipment
- Operate specialized camera
- Adjust focus, exposure, lighting and other camera settings
- Complete report sheets
- Determine filming sequences, camera movements and picture composition
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