POSITION Systems Engineer (For Pooling)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED June 02, 2020


Experience Life through Movies

ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc. or Star Cinema is one of the leading Filipino Film production and distribution outfit. It has produced more than 240 films in various genres that suit the preferences of Filipinos of all ages and background from anywhere in the world.

As of 2015, Star Cinema has captured more than 83% of the theatrical market share.  More than half of its total releases reached and exceeded the P200M mark in the box office with Sisterakas (2012) and It Takes a Man and a Woman (2013) earning more than P400M worldwide.  Girl, Boy Bakla, Tomboy has also reached more than P400M at the box office becoming the highest grossing Filipino movie of all time.

Star Cinema continues to dominate the industry by producing multi-awarded and box office movies that set the trend in Philippine cinema.


    Position Summary
    The Systems Engineer is responsible in the set up, maintenance, repair, and recommend upgrades of production equipment. To man the TOC and provide support to both internal (editors/audio engineers) and external clients in, but not limited to, the aspects of troubleshooting audio/video issues, preparation of raw camera footage in editing, handling of edited materials for approval, as well as replication of DCP drives for release to theaters.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • File management: Receive and log raw camera footage file from DIT or adprom, transcode the said files as preparation for editing.
    • File management: backup of files of finished finished projects. 
    • Troubleshoot audio/video and computer problems.
    • Handling/routing of files of the movie/trailer/ or any other kind of picture being produced, whether final or not yet final, as copy for the film producers, musical scorer, subtitle provider, audio engineer, even on-air broadcast, ensures that the files are up to specification.
    • Replication of DCPs in theatrical release, receiving of same drives to be endorsed to Sys Ad for formatting.
    • Creation of user accounts for each new project 
    • Also double as Sys Ad when necessary; Access Firewall serve/ connect computers to network/ computer security/virus removal
    • Other special projects
      • like currently preparing materials for project Legacy titles; Conversion of DPX to QT, taking note of selected sequences, exporting the said sequences.
      • Setup of editing or sound workstations for onsite/dubbing.   


    Education: Having degree on BSECE. IT course acceptable.
    Skills set: has knowledge in operating Audio/Video hardware, troubleshooting, a plus.
    Softwares/Hardwares: familiar with/skilled in: MS Office/ MS Windows/ Mac OSX/ Computer networking. 
    Other Job Requirements: Working knowledge in electrical systems/Repair of electronic equipment a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.