Camera Operator

Animation Cameraman

Minimum Preferably degree in television, film, photography, media studies or performing arts

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Cameraman, Animation is expected to perform include:

Operating special camera to make animated cartoon motion picture film

Discussing project with director and producer

Rendering advice about camera movements and feasibility of variety of shot

Envisaging in script and chart, and suggesting alternatives

Receiving animation charts and drawings

Setting and adjusting camera and lighting exposure

Installing frame on camera table

Positioning overhead camera

Shooting frame by frame in a predetermined sequence

Ability to demonstrate a genuine interest in the work backed up with evidence of theoretical competency

Knowledge of technical abilities

Well-versed with photography, film or video work

Ability to listen and follow someone else's conceptual path

In-depth understanding of how camera equipment functions

Will be updated

Physically fit


Capable of concentrating for long periods of time

Excellent hand-eye co-ordination

Hearing and colour vision

Communication skills

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Media and Entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 yearsexperience - to per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 yearsexperience to per month

For candidates with over 5 yearsexperience to per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Film and Television Sector in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

Scope of Multimedia and Animation

There are strong possibilities of the development of multimedia and animation in India, because of the abundance of talent available. Famous for its strong IT service through the world over, India is attracting the attentions of many gaming countries of the world. Cartoon films in India used to come from abroad till some years ago, but not now. Due to the increase in the trend setters in the country, cartoon films are now being produced in India itself. 2D and 3D animation and sound effects are used in these types of films.

As the industry grows, so will job opportunities for Cameraman, Animation and other professionals.

Media and Entertainment companies, colleges and institutes across India

Television and cable companies


Cities across India

Will be updated

Film and Media Degree or Diploma institutes all across India

Will be updated