Performance and specifications

Job Type
planning shots for example when filming an expensive drama scene, such as an explosion, there may be only one chance to get things right, so shots need to be meticulously planned beforehand;
practising the camera moves required for pre-arranged shots;
studying scripts;
finding 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);
being prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas;
working quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor;
taking sole responsibility in situations where only one camera operator is involved in the filming;
keeping up to date with filming methods and equipment;
repairing and maintaining equipment;
assembling, preparing and setting up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables and leads and headphones;
offering advice on how best to shoot a scene and explaining the visual impact created by particular shots;
demonstrating a good awareness of health and safety issues;
driving crew, actors and equipment to and from locations.
Requirements and Skills
the capacity to multi-task and take direction from others;
teamworking skills and the ability to lead and motivate others;
tact and diplomacy;
the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
flexibility, creativity and patience;
attention to detail;
sound theoretical, practical and technical knowledge of cameras;
the ability to frame and compose shots;
the ability to perform camera moves accurately;
interpersonal and communication skills.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Minimum of OND/NCE in any related field. Other qualification would be an added advantage.
Minimum Experience
3 years

Ad details

A television camera operator works with digital, electronic and film cameras and produces required shots by combining the use of complex technology with creative visual skills.
They usually work under a director or director of photography and may be supported by a camera assistant.
All qualified and interested applicants should forward name, phone number, location, discipline and position applying for to the phone number provided below or forward a comprehensive resume/CV to the comment box provided or to the email address: whitecrestresources @ for urgent recruitment and must be willing to resume duty immediately.
(Only Lagos Residents To Apply).

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