Camera Assistants - Talent Pool
Provide support to a highly skilled camera team.
- Under supervision work on the rigging, de-rigging and preparation of electronic cameras and equipment including line-up and checking equipment performance and safety.
- Operate an electronic camera according to the briefing and cueing, to obtain television pictures to meet the artistic and technical requirements of the production.
- Operate or direct the operation of camera mountings and associated cabling to meet the artistic and technical requirements of the production.
- Assist in the resolution of operational problems of camera position, and movement and shot feasibility.
- Undertake the front-line maintenance, under supervision, where technical malfunction occurs on the equipment.
- Liaise with artists and others to facilitate the best picture taking, passing significant problems for resolution to the appropriate person as necessary.
- Contribute to the development of techniques associated with new equipment and production demands.
- Following appropriate training perform general operational duties including:
- Sound, camera and vision systems rigging, movement and de-rigging;
- Monitor, projection equipment, prompting devices rigging, movement and de-rigging;
- Cable handling;
- Boom tracking;
- Fishing rod operation;
- Driving any vehicle to the limit of the postholders licence with the consent of the individual whenever possible;
- Lift gain and colour balance on simple recordings.
- To rig and operate video recorders and players and the loading, unloading and movement of video tapes.
With experience operate, to a general production brief, an independent camera, providing a feed to a complex operation or separate VT equipment as part of a larger crew.
Are you the right candidate?
- Practical experience working with camera equipment, and relevant theoretical based training.
- Working knowledge of green and blue screen effects in liaison with the special effects team.
Knowledge of relevant health and safety guidelines and legislation
This is a Talentpool for Camera Assistant
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