South Africa

Vision Controller

Company Open News
Reference # on018
Published 07/01/2021
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
e.tv News and Sport broadcasts exclusively on the OpenView platform. e.tv News and Sport was launched in November 2018 and the channel offers viewers a different approach to news. e.tv News and Sport combines traditional news storytelling with social media.

Job Functions Technical
Industries Broadcasting / Transmitting,Media
The incumbent is responsible for setting up the studio shots for the broadcast by ensuring that the picture quality is of a high standard, including lighting and that all elements including the video wall are properly reflected on screen. The incumbent is expected to be creative in this role and provide shots that are unique and fresh.

1.Coordination and Control
-Ensuring equipment (lighting and cameras) is switched on and in good working order.
-Balancing cameras with exact required lighting for shooting.
-Controlling and positioning all cameras in studio according to programme setup.
-Performing Camera back focus and position lights in accordance with programme requirements.
-Checking the accuracy of light positioning in open news studios.
-Framing camera shots according to the Technical Directors or producers requirements. Where necessary with the use of robotic control.
-Lining up of all other equipment according to Technical Director requirements to set for programming and assisting the lighting team with light swings.
-Troubleshooting equipment and report faulty equipment to Engineering and Head: Technical Operations.
-Shutting down cameras and lights and store safely.
-Providing the Technical Director with a basic report on daily activities including technical faults.

A relevant Film and Television diploma or degree
A minimum of 5 years experience in the same capacity within a Broadcasting environment
Job Closing Date 14/01/2021
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