Cinematographer CV Example

Also known as the director of photography, the cinematographer is an artist with the eye the movie director can trust to come up with the perfect lighting and shadow using a movie-grade motion picture camera.  The cinematographer makes on-the-spot decisions on both technical and creative aspects relative to getting the right visuals as envisioned by the movie director. These motion picture camera are not the same as consumer video cameras, though the recent digital motion picture trends has created a new breed of digital 3D and high definition 3K resolution motion picture camera that are still beyond the reach of consumers.

Cinematographer CV Example

Dean V. York

Woodstock rd., Oxford, UK

Phone:  01865-342-876


As an assistant cinematographer for the last 4 years, and my eagerness to learn new things, I believe I have the means to take on the challenge of being a full-pledged cinematographer.  I am familiar with al the new trends in motion picture camera equipment, including the latest 3D high definition 3K camera which I cam currently using at work.

Career Experience/Job History

2006 – Present:  Assistant Cinematographer, Sony Pictures, California

  • Operate both high definition digital and film-based 70mm motion picture camera
  • Ensure that all camera peripherals are available on location shooting
  • Provide the cinematographer alternation options in shooting film using the storyboarding facility on the PC.
  • Develop a storyboard conceptualization of the film to guide the director and the cinematographer.


2005 – Present :  various in-house trainings, seminars ion handling high definition digital and 3D motion picture cameras.

2000 – 2001: Certificate in Photography and Videography, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London

1996 – 2000:  Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London

Professional reference will be supplied upon request.

Category: Arts CV's

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