Videographers will capture footage for planned event video projects. Some editing may be required.

Skills Needed:

Experience capturing live video using digital video cameras. Understanding of the basic concepts of framing as it relates to video. Leadership experience highly desirable!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate with team manager and other team members regularly prior to the Conference to finalize the overall plan for video projects.
  • Work with the audio technicians and talent to capture digital video footage of various aspects of the Conference according to the team’s plan.
  • Develop transitional effects prior to the Conference for use in final production of the videos.
  • Organize and provide all raw footage to Video Production Manager at the conference.

Submission Instructions for Videographer

To apply for the Videographer position, complete the following nomination and submission requirements and email to by December 16, 2009. Students applying must complete the process below.

  1. Submit an application email with the following items:
  • Letter from the student. A typed, one-page document (no bigger than 12-pt. font) telling us a little about yourself, why you should be considered for the position, explaining past experience that would help in this position, what formal training you have in video production and editing, what editing programs are you familiar with and use, etc. This may be attached to your email.
  • Position you are seeking
  • Years of experience 
  • Past experience/roles you have held that would benefit you in the position 
  • Phone number with days and times you can be reached 
  • Your e-mail address 
  • School and facilitator name
  • Facilitator email address

2. Create a one- to two-minute candid documentary-style video. Could be similar to what you would capture at the Conference or a promo video on a project your program is bringing to the Conference. We are looking for real life footage and will review your shooting techniques. Must be burned to DVD and received at the EAST offices by 5:00 PM on the submission deadline date, to be considered.

Technical guidelines to making your video:

  • No longer than 2 minutes 
  • Do not use any auto features on your video camera 
  • Sound quality is important
  • Make sure your recording isn’t time-stamped 
  • Include at least three portions of interviews you shot

Mail video to:  (Include a copy of the nomination email with your DVD)

Attn: Leadership Team Committee
c/o EAST Initiative
8201 Ranch Boulevard, Suite B1
Little Rock, Arkansas 72223

Completed application packets (student letter and DVD) must be RECEIVED at the EAST office by Wednesday, December 16, 2009.  Submissions received after this date will not be eligible for competition. If delivering in person, the EAST office must have them no later than 5:00 PM, CST.

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