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Camera Operator - Ontario Reign (Ontario · CA)

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For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer.

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations.

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

AEG and the Ontario Reign are looking for talented individuals to join their game- day production team. All Game Day Camera Operators will be a part of the Reign’s AHLTV broadcast team, through filming live game action, as well as the Reign’s overall content creation team. Footage from Camera Operators will be used live on the Reign’s AHLTV broadcast, as well as in post-game highlight packages and other Ontario Reign video segments and marketing materials, including those featured on social media, ontarioreign.com and other affiliated outlets. This position is a game-day only position and will be compensated hourly.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Film live, hockey action at the instruction of the Production Director. Camera operators must be able to creatively frame and capture live action, take direction from the production director and seamlessly transition between different shots to create a high-quality, professional online broadcast
  • Responsible for filming live game action from both tight and wide camera roles, detailed player shots, crowd shots and any other footage as directed by the Production Director
  • Troubleshooting - resolve technical or practical issues as they arise, such as
  • shot focus, shot framing, shot impairment, camera malfunction, or other, on- the-go issues that may arise during a live production, plus an ability to take direction on correcting these issues on the fly
  • Equipment preparation/maintenance - prepare cameras and test angles or
  • camera movements and ability to test, clean and maintain camera equipment, under the supervision of the production director

 

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The Camera Operator must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities:

  • Must be eager to create unique camera shots, have excellent communication with Director and production team and understand the basics of filming, exposure, focusing and composition
  • Working knowledge of film equipment preferred, including ability to
  • assemble and position equipment (cameras, tripods, etc.)
  • Must have a flexible schedule including a willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays as applicable with the Reign’s home schedule
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Able to attend most, if not all, home Reign games and arrive two hours before game time for each game.

 

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

 

Education:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalency

 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of related experience
  • Past experience working on a live-sports production is preferred, particularly experience shooting with DSLR's and HD/live streaming camcorders

 

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.