Camera Operator Resume Sample

Updated on: August 8, 2018


Camera operators are more important than actors because if they do not know what they are doing, well, you cannot make a film. Very simple! Camera operators have a variety of responsibilities; they may shoot television shows or movies or even do still photography depending on what their assignment is and what they can do with a camera.

Take a look at a resume format for a camera operator and see which kind of statements can impress the prospective employer!


Camera Operator Resume Example


 63 County Road 462, Greenwood, MS 44544
(000) 931-9123, adam @ email . com
 Adam Andrews


Results-driven, quality-conscious Camera Operator with 9+ years’ hands-on experience in operating a diverse range of cameras and studio equipment including lighting, microphones, and sets. Great eye-hand coordination and know-how of creative framing techniques. Competent at using portable cameras, cranes and mobile mountings. Highly skilled in operating film cameras, studio cameras, and still cameras. In-depth knowledge of reflective surfaces and external objects.


✓ Setting-up equipment ✓ Preparing scenes ✓ Following scripts
✓ Communication ✓ Customer Service ✓ MS Office

• Accomplished filming three entire scenes by providing directorial assistance and camera services in the absence of directors of the film Tootsie returns.
• Coordinated sets and camera scenes while shooting from on top of a boulder for a documentary on whales.


Camera Operator
Bentley Films, Greenwood, MS | 2012 – Present
• Assemble and set up shooting equipment
• Plan prepare and rehearse scenes
• Follow camera scripts
• Frame and capture action

Camera Operator
Bentley Films, Greenwood, MS | 2004 – 2012
• Actively responded to directions
• Liaised with lights and technical staff
• Resolved framing issues
• Structured shots within the lens

Greenwood City College, Greenwood, MS – 2002
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
Major: Media Studies

• Ability to direct shots and set up props
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to troubleshoot basic and advanced camera problems