Video: The Video Team captures live performances using remote-controlled cameras (Panasonic AW-HE130) for the CMF archives and for promotional materials.  Interns have a chance to help plan and set up pre-set shots as well as identify shots during live performances.

Objectives: by the end of the Festival, interns should gain experience in

  • Planning of and executing shot sequences of performances

  • Operating remote-controlled cameras in different genres of musical performances

Duties: during the course of the Festival, interns will

  • Set-up and dismantle camera equipment daily

  • Plan pre-set and live shots during rehearsals

  • Collaborate with Score Reader to identify upcoming shots during performances

  • Work with high quality HD video equipment from Polycast, a company that facilitates live broadcasts from the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  the ideal intern candidate possesses

  • Knowledge of videography and photography and/or experience with joystick-related video games

  • Experience shooting classical music performances and/or knowledge of instruments in orchestral and chamber music

  • Skill in identifying visually appealing static and dynamic shots that correlate to score

  • Ability to work professionally in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment

  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 35 lbs

  • Willingness to work long days and late nights

Desired majors: Film; Art - photography; Music or Theatre - video/film