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Old February 28th, 2006, 12:09 AM   #1
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Summer jobs for a student wildlife videographer

I know this is a long shot but I was wondering if anybody out there knew of or was offering any summer jobs or internships relating to wildlife videography. I'm a freshman college student at Humboldt State University in northwestern California and have been videotaping wildlife for about 5 years. I'm currently majoring in wildlife management and conservation but my ultimate career goal is natural history video making, so in addition to applying to wildlife biology type jobs, I thought I'd try to find something that more directly correlated toward my goals.

I've been through a couple of sony digital camcorders before getting an XL-1s. I've got over a year of experience with an XL-1s and Canon's EF 100-400 mm lens. I also recently acquired an EF 28-300 mm lens and use a carbon fiber tripod with a manfrotto bogen head. I've done a lot of digital editing on older screenblast software and have more recently been using Sony Vegas 6.0 and DVD Architect 3. I've also done a bit of ambience sound and narration recording with a hi-minidisc recorder. I have experience shooting a variety of animals in the western U.S. with an emphasis on big-game and waterfowl. Anyway, if anybody has any info relating to jobs or internships, feel free to let me know.

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Old March 3rd, 2006, 10:44 PM   #2
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Old May 2nd, 2006, 11:00 PM   #3
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Please contact me Tristan

Hey Tristan,

Just so happens I live in Arcata as well and am starting a documentary shoot at the end of this week (for a long long time). We should talk if your still availible. I just opened my production company officially yesterday, so may need you for overlap work. Email me at or call me 825-6643.

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