Do you work in audio in TV or radio or interested in pursuing that line of work in the media? Then you may be interested in the work of Sound Women, a network of over 900 inspirational women working in audio. If you’re male stay tuned – there are useful tips for you too! Continue reading “So You Want To Work in TV Audio or Radio?”
Category Archives: Technical Roles in TV
How to get a foot in the door of TV Camera work
So you want to be a TV cameraperson? Then what you need is advice from a professional camera operator with a long track record in television. Colin Rogal is a very experienced and successful TV cameraman who has worked on many excellent TV shows, from C4 Dispatches to BBC’s Horizon, from drama and documentary toContinue reading “How to get a foot in the door of TV Camera work”
Looking for contacts in TV Post Production?
Then you could do worse than check out this new report, featured in Televisual, on the UK’s post production sector: http://www.televisual.com/read-reports-surveys/13/Facilities-50-2011.html You may not want to plough through the whole report (but then again why not – information is power and it would help you to know what is happening in the market asContinue reading “Looking for contacts in TV Post Production?”
Does a Sound Technician in TV need a Degree?
Sometimes when you find someone has written something really useful, relevant and just what you wanted to say – you may as well steal it!! With the author’s permission, of course…. Jake Knott is a very experienced sound supervisor in TV and he has his own very good blog. He has kindly allowed me toContinue reading “Does a Sound Technician in TV need a Degree?”
So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part 3 The Female Angle
So what does a television camera operator do and how do you get to become one? It is still quite a male-dominated area of television – mainly because lugging cameras around can be back-breaking (and I meant that literally – I know several cameraman with bad backs as a result of their work but they started work in the days before HealthContinue reading “So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part 3 The Female Angle”
So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part 2 From One Who Knows!
So you want to be a television camera person. So did Jeremy Hoare who now has very many years’ experience of operating a camera behind him, but he’d like us to know that if you want to be good there’s more to it that simply ‘operating’ a camera. Do you have vision, an eye forContinue reading “So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part 2 From One Who Knows!”
So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part One
So you want to be a television camera person. It is, of course, a crucial role in television. No camera, no pictures, no television! Our next few articles will be covering the role of a camera operator in TV and we’ll hear from both ends of the age spectrum. Firstly we’ll feature someone who hasContinue reading “So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part One”
So You Want to be a TV Editor?
…Then you need to listen up to Mark Sangster, Director and Editor at Editworks, a post production company with a base in London and Glasgow. This is a man who understand edit suites and the role of an editor and his many years of experience qualifies him as a master of much more than theContinue reading “So You Want to be a TV Editor?”