What does the Director of Photography / Cinematographers do?

What does a Director of Photography do?

The director of photography, also known as the cinematographer, is hired at th...
What does a Director of Photography do?

The director of photography, also known as the cinematographer, is hired at the beginning of pre-production under the influence of the director. You are responsible for bringing the scriptwriters words into a visual story by developing the look and feel of the images that make up the final film.

As the director or photography, you will supervise the camera, lighting, and grip departments, to ensure you create the right frame, mood, and lighting to best suit the style of the film, television program, or commercial. Your first most important task is to sit down with the director and production designer to discuss the script, potential storyboards, budget, logistics, and planning of the shoot. Read More
You will be a highly creative individual with a passion for film, tv, and photography, paired with great leadership and communication skills. Experience is valued a lot more than qualifications, a common route in becoming a director of photography is by working your way up from a camera operator role or as a camera assistant.
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  • 04/18/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: $125-$250, depending on experience; additional fee if provide equipment per day
    Location: Menlo Park, CA
    Film (Short)
    04/18/19
  • 04/16/19
    Documentary
    Salary/Rate: $500-$1500 flat fee , Rate depends on if editing as well. Day rate for DP is $500. Editor rate is $1000.
    Location: New York City or Brooklyn
    Documentary
    04/16/19
  • 04/16/19
    Film (LB)
    Salary/Rate: $3k flat fee , $3k DP Project Rate.
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Film (LB)
    04/16/19
  • 04/16/19
    Digital
    Salary/Rate: $350 per day
    Location: Manhattan, NY
    Digital
    04/16/19
  • 04/15/19
    Film (Feature)
    Salary/Rate: $200 per day
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Film (Feature)
    04/15/19
  • 04/15/19
    Film (Feature)
    Salary/Rate: $3000 flat fee , Additional Revenue or Profit Sharing.
    Location: California
    Film (Feature)
    04/15/19
  • 04/15/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: $200 negotiable per day
    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Film (Short)
    04/15/19
  • 04/12/19
    Commercial
    Urgent
    Salary/Rate: $500 per day , Please submit day rate, camera, and equipment list.
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Commercial
    04/12/19
  • 04/12/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: $300 per day , $300 per day. Production will be ONLY 2 days. $600 for the project.
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Film (Short)
    04/12/19
  • 04/09/19
    Other
    Salary/Rate: $600 flat fee
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Other
    04/09/19
  • 04/08/19
    Television / TV
    Salary/Rate: $300 per day , Pay is negotiable.
    Location: Los Angeles
    Television / TV
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  • 04/04/19
    Film (Short)
    Salary/Rate: $250-350 per day per day
    Location: San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles
    Film (Short)
    04/04/19
  • 03/30/19
    Television / TV
    Salary/Rate: $500 per day per day , Salary will be negotiated at hiring.
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Television / TV
    03/30/19
  • 03/25/19
    Television / TV
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    Salary/Rate: Paid per hour
    Location: Massachusetts/Rhode Island
    Television / TV
    03/25/19
  • 03/16/19
    Commercial
    Salary/Rate: $30,000 per year , contract
    Location: Columbia, SC
    Commercial
    03/16/19
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