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Video Camera Operator Interview Questions

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Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Communications Video Camera Operator

21 Video Camera Operator
Interview Questions

  1. As a Video Camera Operator, what do you believe is your best asset?

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    • "Able to help with camera and troubleshoot."
    • "Years of experience and patience physically fit and best eye sight."
  2. What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?

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    • "Availability of equipment restricted our original intentions. However, I believe gaining the trust from colleagues who appeared in front of the camera was the most testing."
    • "During my last position I was employed as a waiter in a pub, which faced me with challenges such as keeping up with demand when encountered with a busy lunchtime rush whilst being able to balance this with customer satisfaction, which of course is the most important thing for myself and the business. This experience has allowed me to develop my organisation skills and ability to individually and as a team work on a task."
    • "In heavy rain when hardly visible still managed to get the job done and got rewarded when there was power shut down and used the Moblie phone to capture the moment which was only the material for judging."
    • "Reacting quickly to change in focus."
  3. What kind of expectations do you have for yourself and your work?

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    • "Always show up on time and make sure I understand everything."
    • "Get rewarded what job you produce and work with sincerity loyalty and with enthusiasm using yours years of experience to get best of it."
  4. Why do you want a career as a video camera operator?

  5. What made you choose a career as a video camera operator?

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    • "I have always loved Video and being creative since I was in middle school."
    • "Love to capture the moments which becomes memorable and valuable assets for future."
    • "Because I love visual media and the chance to be creative with regards to composition, framing, angles etc."
  6. What do you feel is the most important skill a video camera operator should possess?

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    • "The eye to know what looks good and what doesnt."
    • "Creative Flair. Although being technically capable is important, creativity always needs to adapt to the project. Whereas once you know how to use a camera to a professional standard, the rate of development will lessen in comparison to thinking creatively and being innovative."
    • "I think the most important skill to have is to be able to be creative in how you work whilst keeping with high demand and the modern technology of the time, which are qualities I pride myself in and have adapted from my own experience with people and when using the camera."
    • "A video operator should have patience when filming."
    • "Adapting to unexpected situations."
  7. What motivates you to succeed?

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    • "Patience and experience give me confidence to move forward either way."
  8. Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?

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    • "Theater i made it without the collaboration of a spoiled actress."
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    • "I struggled with reacting quickly to a variation of movements on the floor. In order to overcome this, I practiced a camera sequence which tested my reaction time."
    • "By using three camera on Musical night gig to shoot and edited synchronously and made perfect film."
  9. What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?

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    • "When wether and gear is not favourable still got the shoot material for project."
  10. Tell me a time when you disagreed with your boss.

  11. Would you work holidays and weekends?

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    • "Yes as required by company."
  12. What makes you uncomfortable?

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    • "When gears are not been upgraded to the latest standard of industry demand."
  13. How did you hear about this position?

  14. What is the most rewarding part of being a video camera operator?

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    • "The editing and the stories that you have the chance to know."
    • "Most rewarding part of being a video camera operator is able being creative."
    • "When you get the job done as required by producer employer or the moments demand."
  15. What are your career goals?

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    • "To own a production company and become apart of AV touring crew."
    • "To be successful Camera operator."
  16. Are you a detail oriented person?

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    • "Yes, not at the beginnig but the more I know the more I see."
  17. What is the most difficult part of being a video camera operator?

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    • "Don't be too involved in the stories you listen to."
    • "Working with less favourable condition and gears."
  18. What are your career goals?

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    • "Be a camera and photographer for a big agency."
    • "To own a production company or become apart of an AV touring crew."
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    • "To satisfy the needs of the employer director producer."
  19. What do you like least about being a video camera operator?

  20. What do you like most about being a video camera operator?

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    • "Get the best moment captured."
  21. Tell me about a situation where you had to quickly adapt to inevitable changes as a Video Camera Operator.

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    • "When there was power shut down I used my Mobile phone to capture the moments and got rewarded as this was the only material had available for producer."