Janice Arthur

Janice Arthur has been working in film, television, music videos and commercials as a Steadicam operator for more than 30 years. She was the first full-time and is the longest continuously working woman Steadicam operator worldwide. She has also taught Steadicam camera stabilizing system workshops in various cities across the country.

  • Owner and President of Oak Productions, Inc.—Producer, director, and crewed member positions on productions of movies, commercials, music videos and industrials
  • Steadicam camera stabilizing system workshops—Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME; Steadicam Operators’ Association, Philadelphia, PA; Los Angeles, CA; Private workshops for the Golf Channel, Orlando, FL; in association with Fletcher (Camera) Chicago; Chicago, IL
  • Manufacturer of video and film parts with select high-end machine shops
Awards, Recognitions and Honors
  • Women in Film Focus Achievement Award, 2009
  • Member, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
  • Steadicam online forum moderator
  • US Coast Guard Auxilliary, Public Education Officer
  • Member, Women’s Business Enterprise Certification (WBENC)

BFA, Radio, Television and FilmUniversity of Cincinnati

Steadicam ClassMaine Photographic Workshops