Freelance Videographer in New Orleans, LA, USA
Lemonlight is a video production agency headquartered in sunny Los Angeles with offices around the country. We are a growing company that’s on a mission to create high-quality affordable video content for brands nationwide.
We are seeking an ambitious and agile Director / DP with 3+ years of commercial, documentary, or narrative video production experience. The ideal candidate is a confident and creative individual who can operate as a ‘one-man-production-band’ and effectively manage all aspects of production & camera operation on set. Our productions are often two-man shoots; however, understanding the entire production process is essential.
At Lemonlight we strive to make the operations seamless to ensure that you, the client, and the team has a great experience. Here are a few major perks that we provide for all of our current freelancers:
- We handle the entire client process, pre-production, production guidelines, and post-production.
- Your responsibility is only dedicated to the time on-set shooting.
- We know what we want and always define it clearly for you; we have over 5,000 past video examples.
- We work with your schedule; we want to make it easy to fill extra calendar days.
- We work in volume! We shoot 150 videos per month so we have steady work in most of our markets.
- Interface with internal and external clients while managing on-set operations
- Technically proficient & self-sufficient camera operator with experience shooting, lighting, and sound recording.
- Conducting interviews with clients & customers for mini-documentary style videos and/or testimonials
- Act as the primary cinematographer and camera operator for all shoots in your area
- Able to assemble & manage additional crew/support for larger scale projects
- Must be meticulous, technical, organized, multi-tasking and creative at the same time
- Passionate about storytelling and making things look beautiful
- Customer service is our utmost priority so it’s imperative that you’re patient with the clients. Someone warm and personable, a strong communicator with enthusiasm for their craft is ideal.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Three plus years of experience and proficiency as a cinematographer
- Must own or have access to a lighting package, camera, and audio equipment
- Must have own transportation
- Most importantly, we are looking for someone warm and personable, a strong communicator with enthusiasm for their craft. Customer service is our utmost priority so it’s imperative that you’re patient and able to “woo” clients.
- Working knowledge of the visual arts and production processes
- Ability to be resourceful and adaptable and be able to solve practical and conceptual problems
Lastly, this is a Director / DP job for on set productions only. Client management, including all pre-production and post production, is done by our team here in Los Angeles.
We believe the success of a company starts with its core team. Creativity and culture fit are more important than raw footage or a name-brand client.
- $350.00 to $600.00 /day
- commercial, documentary, or narrative film production: 3 years (Preferred)
- New Orleans, LA (Required)
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