Real Tv Canada
Toronto, ON

Camera Operator

We are a new television network looking for an experienced camera operator who enjoys telling stories through the lens.

What your job will be?

  • Operating the camera on the field and within the studio
  • Setting up prior to the scheduled events, and this includes camera equipment, stands, microphones, lighting equipment
  • Shooting interviews, events, b-roll and sequences
  • Shooting news packages and promotions
  • Time coding clips for EDLs (edit decision lists) as suggested by production team and anchors
  • Maintain and ensure that all equipment is intact, in-order and in sound shape
  • Address any issues with the equipment and ensure repairs are made in a timely fashion
  • Upload footage and have it delivered to the editor in a timely fashion
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure the production of quality work
  • Time coding scenes and footage accordingly
  • Edit video footage when required
  • Pitch and contribute ideas and concepts
  • Assist in any other relevant tasks related to the transmissions and/or network

What we ask of you?

  • Proven experience as a camera operator and familiarity with related equipment like stands, detachable microphones etc. We use cameras from the Sony series (Sony PXW-X70), so previous experience with that is a big plus!
  • Experience with setting up camera and lighting equipment
  • Experience shooting scenes, sequences, moving subjects
  • Be familiar with various compositions, shots and post production terms
  • Be familiar with the basic concepts of continuity, framing, angles, sequences, depth of field and lighting
  • Creativity isn’t limited to degrees but an educational background in film, media, or a relevant field is an asset
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and fast-paced environments
  • A keen eye to gather striking, news-worthy footage
  • A healthy balance between a team-player and a solo-worker
  • Able to lift and carry heavy equipment and materials
  • Since you will be working at different locations, accessibility is essential, a valid driver’s license is a plus
  • Available to work weekends and evenings when required

Our team is versatile and so we believe in giving everyone a chance. Please send your resume, a cover letter stating your salary expectations, and a link to your demo reel.

Job Type: Part-time

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Real Tv Canada
Toronto, ON, CA
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Posted: Aug 08, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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