NIS | Video Review
Video review is a student-run and operated organization that films and edits school and community events. We produce short promotional films for individual events as well as a final film capturing the year’s events in one montage. Each year we recruit and ask that you get involved!
If you have questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The only requirement to join the team is that you APPLY by answering 2 questions.
List of jobs and responsibility of each job:
The producer is the main organizer. The producer oversees contacting any event organizers, communicating time and date of the event and choosing which events get covered (with input from the team and NIS senior leadership team). The producer communicates with and assigns videographers to film events. They work with videographers to prepare camera equipment prior to the event. They maintain the scheduling of the video review calendar. The producer fills in for or reassigns videographers when needed. The producer verifies equipment and media is properly stored after every shoot.
The director is the decision-maker for the vision of each shoot. The director instructs videographers on how they should shoot an event and works closely with editors and the motion graphic designer for finishing. They may fill in for a videographer or an editor if needed. They oversee and collaborate on all final edits. The director approves all final clips and films in collaboration with the editors. The director makes the final decision for all cuts and selects which events go in the official video review of the year. The Director submits final clips to the producer who then distributes the films for publication.
Videographer: (multiple positions)
Videographers film events they’ve been assigned to by the producer. They pick-up camera equipment prior to any event, format SD cards, shoot events to director’s specifications and capture clips onto media drives immediately after completing an event. The videographer returns all equipment to storage reporting any issues. Videographers communicate with the producer their availability and give more than 24-hour notice if they cannot attend an event they are scheduled to shoot. (In an emergency, if they can communicate, they should). Videographers collaborate with editors on the events they’ve shot clips.
Editor: (multiple positions)
The editor edits events they’ve been assigned by the producer in collaboration with the videographer from the event. The editor does all post-production including graphics, sounds, color-grading, etc. The editor organizes and backs-up all media for the year. The editor adheres to the director’s vision and submits all final clips to the director for approval.
Motion Graphics Designer: (Limited Positions available)
The Motion Graphics Effects Designer (MGFX) will work closely with the director and producer to design opening animations for select events. They will also design on-screen graphics with-in films while working in collaboration with editors. Special effects or composited animations may also be required. Must be able to bring an individual artist vision and collaborate with all to create unique graphics for video review films.
Trip Week Videographer: (At least 1 for each trip)
The trip week videographer is expected to capture specific events during the Discover China trip week for Middle and Upper school. They are required to attend one training detailing the requirements. They will receive the necessary school-issued equipment to film with during trip week and will return and submit their recorded footage to the video review team upon return. They will be contacted and attend one editing session with an editor or complete a detailed form recommending important film clips for the week.