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Director of Photography (01 Position)

Lahore, Pakistan

Job Description:

  • Responsible for ordering and testing camera and lighting equipment
  • Supervising a camera and lighting crew and editing a film's visual elements in post-production
  • Determining lighting requirements on set
  • Deciding on the best camera angles and frames for scenes
  • Ordering and testing lighting and camera equipment
  • Masters the art of camera movement
  • Selecting the appropriate film stock
  • Determining camera aperture settings
  • Controlling natural or artificial lighting conditions
  • Surveys set or location and taking a series of test shots before deciding on the angles, filers, film stock, framing, equipment, lighting, and techniques and coordinates necessary changes prior to filming
  • Determining elements such as filters, shutter angles, focus, depth of field and camera distance
  • Editing visual elements in post-production
  • Understanding of other functions of film functions to work with a lean team
  • Good at taking on the spot calls to be effective on sets
  • Selecting and sourcing required equipment, tools, and crew members
  • Training crew to safely use new and modified equipment
  • Keeping up to date with advances in video production

We are looking for

  • BA/BFA/Master’s in Film
  • 3-5 years’ experience

Skills:

  • Degree in Film, Art or Photography advantageous
  • Experienced person preferred
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • Ability to work with the team
  • Should have knowledge of latest cameras, lenses, light and Audio equipment
  • Should have knowledge of production aspect as well
  • Degree in Film, Art or Photography advantageous
  • Creative visual thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good technical camera operating skills
  • A passion for film, good eye for detail, and excellent hand-eye coordination

Job Location:

  • Lahore, Pakistan
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