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In Focus: Bonnie Blake

Female camera operators are still the exception in film and TV, but that never deterred Bonnie Blake, who’s carved out an impressive career. She’s always in demand, and her credits read like a list of TV’s biggest hits, from Malcolm in the Middle to Monk to CSI: NY.

Freeze Frame: Peter Simonite

You may not have heard of Peter Simonite, but you know his work. Taking on nearly every job in the photography, cinematography, and camera operation departments for film, television, and commercials, Simonite’s enormous body of work ranges from Star Trek: Generations to Friday Night Lights the television series to music videos for Spoon and Explosions in the Sky.

Studio Camera Operator

The production process for many television programs is quite different from film, and the same is true for the work of a camera operator. A cameraperson employed on programs like Dateline or The Daily Show has a unique skill set and is specifically trained in the method of recording studio television broadcasts.

Digital Imaging Technician

At some point in the near future, we might have to stop calling them films. Today, high-definition and 24p digital video are becoming increasingly popular among moviemakers, eliminating the roles of film processors, colorists, and timers, and replacing them with the new role of the digital imaging technician.

A Good Image: Matthew Love

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If you want to make it in the movie biz, you need to be dedicated, willing to work hard, and a mastermind at networking. Such is the case for Matthew Love, a digital imaging technician who works on a variety of Hollywood movies, commercials, and music video sets.

Viacom, Inc.

Viacom, short for Video & Audio Communications, was founded in 1971. In 2005, the company split into two publicly traded companies, Viacom, Inc. and CBS Corporation. Including cable television and motion picture businesses, the media enterprise owns more than 160 channels and 400 interactive properties around the world.

Camera Assistant

Camera assistants are the backbone of the camera department on set. These technicians aid camera operators in setting up gear, keep the sensitive equipment in tip-top shape, and trudge over hill and over dale to lug the DP’s Panavision on location.