Welcome to the PCAM Production Service Team Application

As part of PhillyCAM's ongoing professional development opportunities for members, we are seeking members interested in serving on PhillyCAM’s Production Service team. This team will work with the Education Director and the Associate Producer to record PhillyCAM production services projects. These projects will include both organizational member benefit productions and work for hire contracts. Productions may include organizational promotional videos, PSAs, event documentation, livestream events, and storybooth recordings.  The team will be trained on the Sony FS7 camcorder and related lenses, and accessories.

We are seeking skilled, experienced, and reliable members who are interested in supporting PhillyCAM with inhouse productions and production service projects.

Application & Selection Process
- Current members who are certified in Basic Field Production are eligible to apply.
- Members must have at least 5 checkouts of the XDCAM or Sony NXCAM - or equivalent HD camcorder.
- PhillyCAM staff will review the applications and select 4-6 members for each cohort based on experience and quality of the application.

How will it work?
-Selected members will receive training on the Sony FS7 camera and advanced production techniques. Training will include 8 hours of instruction and 4 hours of hands on practice. Each member will complete a 30-second PCAM promo using the camera to demonstrate particular skills acquired.
-Members will be expected to volunteer on 2 PhillyCAM Productions before being eligible for contract work.
-Once training is complete, members will be emailed about production
service opportunities as they arise (typically once a month).
-Members will be selected to participate based on availability, while intentionally ensuring that all members receive equal opportunity to crew on productions.

Production Service Team members are expected to:
  • - Complete the full training
  • - Complete a production plan with PhillyCAM staff prior to each production
  • - Commit to participating in the program for 1 year.
The second cohort of applications will be reviewed January 20, 2020.

Please complete the application fully.  If you have any questions re: this process please contact Laura Deutch, Education Director, at laura@phillycam.org

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