This is technical and supervisory work in the operation and
maintenance of a variety of motion picture production equipment,
and in the production of all films for the Georgia Center.
An employee allocated to this class is responsible for such
operation and maintenance of a variety of audio visual equipment
such as tape recorders, motion picture cameras, editing
equipment, amplifiers, and other devices. Work also involves the
production of films. An employee in this class assists film
directors with special preparations for filming. Work also
involves the supervision and training of assistants. Work is
received in the form of verbal requests for assistance from
production staff, and is reviewed in progress and by observation
of results obtained.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operates a variety of audio visual devices such as tape
recorders, lighting equipment, cameras, amplifiers, microphones,
and others; repairs and maintains equipment.
Directs film crew in preparation for shooting of films; directs,
edits, and shoots film spots.
Catalogues and stores film; sends out for processing.
Arranges for the purchase of new or replacement equipment, for
parts needed for repair work, and for film supplies.
Drives to and sets up equipment in field locations.
Operates still cameras as required.
Maintains cost records on all productions.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school,
supplemented by formal training in motion picture production;
and considerable experience, including supervisory experience,
in the technical arrangement and shooting of motion picture
productions; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and source
of supply of a large variety of audio visual devices and
Considerable knowledge of the techniques involved in cleaning,
repairing, editing, and splicing films.
Considerable knowledge of audio visual production techniques.
Ability to operate and repair a variety of cameras and film
Ability to produce films, including setting up, shooting,
processing, and editing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with faculty, staff, and performers.