SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Sports+Action
POSITION Remote Cameraman (S+A)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED September 05, 2019

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Sports and Action, stylized as ABS-CBN Sports+Action, is a Filipino free-to-air sports and action channel. It is managed by ABS-CBN Sports, ABS-CBN Corporation's sports content division. The channel occupied the former channel space of Studio 23, a young adult-oriented network ceasing operations on January 16, 2014. It began its operations on January 18.

Development
According to ABS-CBN Narrowcast Head March Ventosa, the division started developing the concept of a sports channel of free television for a year. Also with its launching, the management decided to drop the strong Studio 23 branding for it is well associated with entertainment programs of which the former channel only carries 30 percent of sports related content.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Description:
    To capture all footages required by the game, script, director, and authorized production personnel (e.g. Executive Producer/Associate producer, Segment Producer, Assistant Director, or Production Assistant) in a remote live or taping coverage.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provide camera-specific knowldege and skills necessary to capture footages with the necessary audio/ambiance.
    • Ensure that the quality of his shoots or footages is at par with the industry standards in terms of framings, composition, focusing, and camera angles.
    • Demonstrate effeciency in choosing appropriate camera accessories (eg., lenses, dollies, tripods) in order to achieve the requirements of the script, director, and authorized production personnel.
    • Demonstrate effeciency at work and display personal effectiveness in working with others (internal and external contacts).

REQUIREMENTS

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Graduate of any broadcasting, communications, photography or film course.
    • Work experience - minimum of 2 years as cameraman
    • With good verbal and communication skills
    • Sports enthusiast
    • At least 5ft 8"
    Skills Required:
    • Knowledgeable in operating and trouble shotting camera equipment and accessories
    • Must also have excellent hand-eye coordination, artistic instincts, communication skills and eyesight. Because most sporting events are shown live, it is especially important for cameramen to stay focused and accurately capture each moment. They must also be cognizant of the words and actions happening around them, live; if something in violation of a station's censorship policies, they need to be ready to react.
    • Must be attentive and steady-handed
    • Candidate must have plenty of stamina, should be physically fit, observant, capable of concentrating for long pertiods of time, and must have excellent hand-eye coordination, hearing and color vision.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.