Cameraman | News and Current Affairs | FOR POOLING

ABS-CBN Corporation

  • Quezon City, Philippines
    ABS-CBN Mother Ignacia Street, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Quezon City
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Posted 13 days ago and deadline of application is on 29 Aug
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Cameraman | News and Current Affairs | FOR POOLING

ABS-CBN Corporation

Job Description


  • Follow instructions from segment producers, executive producers, and directors during shoots in outside coverages (e.g. interviews, reenactments, case studies, SOTs, etc.)
  • Operate the camera system specifically: turn on/off the equipment, assure proper settings of the camera, well-versed in the following camera functions: zoom in, zoom out, clarity of shot, focus, de-focus, etc.
  • Identify appropriate camera accessories for different program formats
  • Operate multi/single system camera set up, operation (unloading, assembling and connecting cameras, its attachments and accessories)
  • Identify possible impediments to camera movements in relation to the set or technical requirement in order to provide inputs to resolve them
  • Compose and execute shots based on the focus and target audience of the story
  • Execute camera movements in order to tell a story using a sequence of shots (i.e video continuity)
  • Execute basic camera movements, audio operations, and lighting set up
  • Composes and executes shots as instructed by the director based on the nature/requirements of the script and scene requirements
  • Provide camera specific knowledge and skills necessary to capture footages with the necessary audio/ambiance
  • Ensure that the quality of shots or footages is at par with the industry standards in terms of framing, composition, focusing and camera angles
  • Demonstrate efficiency at work and display personal effectiveness in working with others (internal and external contacts)


  • Help in the OB van to ensure that the camera which will be used fully operational
  • Share creative inputs on camera angles and other aspects of camera operation with directors, executive producers and segment producers

Live broadcast / production

  • Follow the director's instructions on camera angle, which area to shoot, which player to film, and other aspects of camera operation.
  • Capture the action or critical moments in the vicinity or area captured by the camera being operated


  • Assist the crew/staff during pack-up of equipment after the shoot

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferably a college graduate and computer literate
  • Knowledgeable on camera operations, basic lighting and audio professional experience (familiar with linear editing, nonlinear editing knowledge is a plus) is an advantage
  • Should have the ability to work well in a crew environment, has strong interpersonal skills, and a team player
  • Willing to work long hours, do field work and be assigned to provincial trips
  • Open to program-based engagement

Jobs Summary

Job level
Entry Level / Junior, Apprentice
Job category
Media and Creatives
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
ABS-CBN Mother Ignacia Street, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Entertainment / Film / News and Current Affairs / Public Service / Publishing / Digital, etc.
1 opening

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About ABS-CBN Corporation

ABS-CBN Corporation is the Philippines’ leading information and entertainment multimedia conglomerate. The Company is primarily involved in television and radio broadcasting, as well as in the production of television and radio programming for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses. ABS-CBN produces a wide variety of engaging, world-class entertainment programs that are aired on free-to-air television. The Company is also one of the leading radio broadcasters, operating eighteen radio stations throughout the key cities of the Philippines. ABS-CBN provides news and entertainment programming for nine channels on cable TV and operates the country's largest cable TV service provider. The Company also owns the leading-cinema and music production and distribution outfits in the country. It brings its content to worldwide audiences via cable, satellite, online and mobile. The Company has interests in content development and production, cable and satellite television services, merchandising and licensing, mobile and online multimedia services, glossy magazine publishing, video and audio post production, and overseas services, all of which complement and enhance ABS-CBN's strength in content production and distribution.
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