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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.


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.


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 experience.

Considerable knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and source of supply of a large variety of audio visual devices and supplies.

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 production equipment.

Ability to produce films, including setting up, shooting, processing, and editing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and performers.



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