"The Prepared Mind" Crew Call

Cinema South Studios

Cinema South Studios

Join the team: "The Prepared Mind" crew call for camera and lighting personnel in New Jersey.

Are you passionate about filmmaking and ready to take your skills to the next level? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! "The Prepared Mind" is searching for talented camera and lighting personnel to join our crew and bring our cinematic vision to life. To join an innovative and creative team, read more about this casting call.

Job Responsibilities

Camera Personnel:

As a camera operator on our team, you will play a pivotal role in capturing the essence of our story through the lens. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Capturing High-Quality Footage: You'll be responsible for operating camera equipment to ensure we capture stunning, high-quality film footage that meets professional standards.
  • Collaborating with the Cinematography Team: Working closely with the director and our cinematography team, you will help execute the desired visual style, bringing our creative vision to life.
  • Technical Excellence: By paying meticulous attention to technical aspects such as focus, lighting, and composition, you'll ensure that every shot meets our professional standards.
  • Scene Setup and Breakdown: Assisting in scene setup and breakdown, including managing and maintaining camera equipment, will be essential to your role.

Lighting Personnel:

As a lighting expert, you will create the mood and tone that will elevate our film to the next level. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and Implementing Lighting Plans: Collaborating with the director, you will design and implement lighting plans to align with the creative vision for each scene.
  • Operate and Maintain Lighting Equipment: You'll set up, operate, and maintain lighting equipment to achieve the desired lighting effects.
  • Collaboration with Production Teams: Working closely with the camera and production teams, you'll maintain proper lighting for each scene, enhancing the overall cinematic experience.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility is key, as you'll need to adapt lighting setups to various indoor and outdoor locations, enhancing the visual storytelling in each setting.


To be considered for these positions, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Prior Experience: Experience in camera or lighting in film production is a must.
  • Technical Knowledge: A strong understanding of film production techniques and equipment is essential.
  • Team Player: You should thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, and creative environment.
  • Adaptability: Be prepared to adapt to changing schedules and film production demands.
  • Communication and Problem-Solving Skills: Strong communication skills and the ability to tackle challenges effectively are essential.
  • Transportation: You must have reliable transportation to and from locations in Central New Jersey.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a paid gig, and compensation details will be discussed during the hiring process. Compensation will be based on your experience and role responsibilities. In addition to monetary compensation, you may also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Film Credit: You'll have the opportunity to receive credit in the film, contributing to your professional portfolio.
  • Networking Opportunities: Working on "The Prepared Mind" offers a chance to network with industry professionals and build valuable connections.
  • Professional Experience: Gain hands-on experience on a professional film set, further enhancing your skills and knowledge in filmmaking.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to be a part of "The Prepared Mind" and help us create a cinematic masterpiece. If you're passionate about film production, have the skills we're looking for, and are ready to embark on an exciting journey, we encourage you to apply.


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How to apply?

Check out the casting call breakdown below to audition for a role in the upcoming casting call.

The Prepared Mind" Crew Call

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Camera Personnel:
    • Operate camera equipment to capture high-quality film footage.
    • Collaborate with the director and cinematography team to execute the desired visual style.
    • Ensure technical aspects of shooting (focus, lighting, composition, etc.) are up to professional standards.
    • Assist in scene setup and breakdown, including managing and maintaining camera equipment.
  2. Lighting Personnel:
    • Design and implement lighting plans to create mood and tone per the director’s vision.
    • Set up, operated, and maintained lighting equipment.
    • Work closely with camera and production teams to ensure proper lighting for each scene.
    • Adapt lighting setups for a variety of indoor and outdoor locations.


  • Prior experience in camera or lighting work in film production.
  • Strong understanding of film production techniques and equipment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, creative environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and shooting demands.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from locations in Central New Jersey.


  • This is a paid gig. Compensation details will be discussed based on experience and role responsibilities during the hiring process.
  • Additional benefits may include credit in the film, networking opportunities, and experience working on a professional film set.

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