Camera Operators work in a variety of settings; from making films to documentaries, they do everything. Some may even do still photography while making films.
It all depends on what the individual setting for a camera operator is. One thing is for sure; camera operators are one of the most important of crew members of a filming unit.
Here is a cover letter sample for camera operator resume that will tell your employer what your capabilities are and convince him to call you for an interview.
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89 Bunk Newell Road
Meridian, MS 23455
August 8, 2018
Mr. Ted Barry
90 Meadow Driver
Meridian, MS 77783
Dear Mr. Barry:
I am interested in the position of a Camera Operator at Bentley Films, as advertised in The Independent last week. Possessing extreme enthusiasm for filming projects along with a degree in media studies, I am confident that my career profile aligns well with the job description that you have provided.
Previously, I worked for ABC Company as a camera operator for over two years, and this experience has brought out my creativity. Working diligently by following camera scripts and creatively framing and capturing actions has instilled in me the ability to demonstrate a genuine interest in this work. Since my previous place of work deal in all kinds of motion pictures including documentaries, I have a diverse array of skills and capabilities that will enable me to contribute to your bottom line. From filming documentaries to doing still shoots, I can do it all with much thoroughness and due diligence.
I am confident that we can work together and create history in this industry. I would like to meet you in person to discuss this Camera Operator position further and will call you at the end of the month to follow-up. I am available at (093) 003-3003 if you need to get in touch with me in the interim.
Thank you for considering my credentials for this rewarding opportunity.