Key Grip

    • Full Time
    • Anywhere

    Miclngrace Studios

    Key Grip

    Negotiable Cost to company

    Johannesburg, Bryanston
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    Employment Equity position
    MiclnGrace Studios

    Job description

    MiclnGrace Film Studios currently has a vacancy  within the production department at our Johannesburg branch.

    Responsible for the lighting and rigging process during a filmmaking production. Works under the direction of a key grip.


    Job function:

    Work with camera department to provide camera support.
    Operate camera dollies or camera cranes.
    Work closely with electrical department to create lighting set-ups for a shot.
    Build and maintain all equipment that support cameras, including tripods, dollies, tracks, jibs, cranes, and static rigs.
    Assemble heavy equipment.
    Push, pull, or mount camera equipment.
    Guide cranes and booms using control levers and wheels.
    Ensure camera moves are as seamless as possible.
    Set up sound boards, electrical systems, wardrobe and props.
    Ensure lighting is adequate for each scene.
    Load and unload equipment from filming location.
    Repair or clean parts.
    Sew materials to make and repair tents, tarps, scrims, and backings.
    Cut gelatin and fiberglass light diffusers.
    Dismantle frames and scaffolding.
    Rig prefabricated dressing rooms.
    Use canvas covers to protect cameras from weather during shoots.
    Use hand tools to perform light repairs

    Minimum requirements:


    ·         Previous experience working as a Grip in the film or television industry.

    ·         Advanced electrical, mechanical, and carpentry skills.

    ·         Ability to lift and manipulate heavy equipment.

    ·         Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.

    ·         Ability to work long and irregular hours.

    ·         Ability to travel.

    ·         Good communication skills.

    ·         Driver’s License

    To be considered for this position email your CV to Kindly provide clear and certified copies of your matric certificate, identity document and any

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