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How much does a (good) Freelance Camera Operator / Videographer cost in Australia?

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Featured Articles, video production | 0 comments

How much does a (good) Freelance Camera Operator / Videographer cost in Australia?

Well, a broad question like the cost of a freelance camera operator / videographer is a difficult question to answer straight off the bat, but with just a couple of questions to narrow it down, you can get a pretty good indication very quickly. Before we go any further, This tool can give you an instant cost estimation for a camera operator anywhere in Australia.     Let’s break down the attributes that contribute to the day rates of a camera operator: Experience level (complexity of the shoot) The amount of equipment he / she needs to bring with them How quickly you need...

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5 ways for freelancers and video production companies to gain more work

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Featured Articles, video production | 0 comments

5 ways for freelancers and video production companies to gain more work

Finding a constant stream of work in the Australian video production industry is no easy task, especially when you are a new company or have just turned freelance. In most cases the volume of new projects or inquiries will build in time as your name starts to spread, but word of mouth can take a while for clients to start coming to you. My theory is, as long as you are providing the client the best possible quality of work, you will eventually be run off your feet and need to expand, So what can you do to help speed this process up and make it easy for potential clients who are looking for...

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Online video content we produced for The Athlete’s foot reaches a quarter of a million views!

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Featured Articles, recent work | 0 comments

Online video content we produced for The Athlete’s foot reaches a quarter of a million views!

Over the last few years cameraoperatorsydney.com have built a fantastic professional relationship with Australian retail footwear company, The Athlete’s foot. We have produced over 40 online videos which to date have gained over a quarter of a million views on youtube alone! Not bad eh!     Working closely with the marketing department and key shoe brands, these videos have dramatically increased social media engagement and a high return on investment for the national retail brand. From upcoming new release teasers to how to tie your laces videos, The Athlete’s foot...

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Interview techniques in Video Production

Posted by on Sep 13, 2015 in Featured Articles | 0 comments

Interview techniques in Video Production

Today we are talking about a staple in a lot of corporate video production videos, if video production were your stock standard meat and 3 veg, this would be the meat, it is – the interview. Video interviews can take on many variations, have different approaches and different outcomes and when done right can really move your message along and get your audience thinking. They can serve as your narrative, moving your video along at a nice pace and keeping the audience engaged – especially if you use a number of interviews and share the message across a few interviewees. The following tips...

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We provide camera crew for Channel 7 show – My Dubai

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Featured Articles, recent work | 0 comments

We provide camera crew for Channel 7 show – My Dubai

In February 2015 cameraoperatorsydney.com provided TV camera crew to shoot a 4 episode series in Dubai documenting the huge amount of attractions this fascinating Emirate has to offer. The shows went to air in early August 2015 on Channel 7two Australia and received a great response from audiences and social media channels alike. Below are the full episodes available for viewing. We hope you enjoy watching them as much as we had making them. If you are looking for crew to take care of your TV show or series then don’t hesitate to get in touch, we are ready to go! My Dubai Episode 1...

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7 lessons I’ve learnt since becoming a freelance cameraman.

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Featured Articles | 0 comments

7 lessons I’ve learnt since becoming a freelance cameraman.

Are you an experienced freelancer or a production house in Australia? Looking for more work? Crew Scout can help.     7 lessons I’ve learnt since becoming a freelance cameraman.   I have been wanting to write an article like this for a little while now, and seeing as it’s raining outside and I have no shoots on, today seems like a good day to do it! There are loads to resources to provide ideas and hints on the best ways to prepare yourself before throwing in the nice, secure, full-time job in the video production industry and going out into the scary world of...

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