• Production Assistant and Camera Operator at a Prestigious TV Station - HR Leverage Africa

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    Date Posted: 2020-12-31

    HR Leverage Africa, a prestigious TV station based in Abuja, is hiring a Production Assistant and Camera Operator

    The Role

    • Production Assistant and Camera Operator reporting to the Head of Production is charged with the responsibility of capturing and recording all aspects of a scene for television.
    • The incumbent will use principles of lighting, staging, focusing and filtering to achieve a specific visual look for broadcast television or motion pictures. Camera operators usually also have a strong creative streak.


    • Work with Head of production to determine all aspects of shots
    • Provide practical and creative input to production planning
    • Select, assemble and position equipment (cameras, stands, software etc.)
    • Prepare cameras and test angles or camera movements
    • Shoot scenes according to requirements
    • Capture quality footage from a fixed or moving position
    • Collaborate with make-up artists, lighting and sound staff to produce the best final effect
    • Resolve technical or practical issues
    • Edit footage as needed
    • Practise the camera moves required for pre-arranged shots
    • Find solutions to technical or other practical problems (for an outside broadcast, for example, the natural light conditions need to be taken into account when setting up shots)
    • Be prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas
    • Work quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor
    • Take sole responsibility in situations where only one camera operator is involved in the filming
    • Keep up to date with filming methods and equipment
    • Repair and maintain equipment
    • Demonstrate a good awareness of health and safety issues
    • Any other duty as may be assigned by management.


    • BSc or HND in Film Studies, Cinematography or related field.
    • Proven work experience as a Camera Operator and Production assistant
    • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications, 7th January, 2021, using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

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