Buntola is an honours graduate from Algonquin Colleges’ Television Broadcasting program specializing in ENG/EFP Camera as well as studio and mobile productions. Being diverse in the industry he also has experience in Technical Producing, Studio Directing, Linear and Non-Linear editing, Inscriber & Deko Graphics, 2D/3D Graphics, Audio Board Operation, VTR Playback and Ingest, Studio and Field Lighting, Dejero Operator as well as Floor Directing just to name a few.
Currently Buntola works for Bell Media as an ENG-EFP Camera Operator/Editor for Ottawa’s #1 Morning Show, CTV Morning Live. Other previous work and productions include local CTV News, CTV National, CTV News Channel, Rogers TV and freelancing for Liverpool Court Studios, Dome Productions and Ross Mobile Productions.
Other non-broadcasting experience include Computer Hardware, Networking and Technical Support. Buntola also graduated from NBCC St. Andrews as a Computer Systems Technician and previously provided end user support to business clients of Hewlett-Packard including mobility giant Ericsson just to name one. Buntola also provided guidance and second level support as a Help Desk Focal to his colleagues.
Did you know…
Buntola was named Director of the Year and DOP of the Year from his graduating class at Algonquin College.
Buntola is a certified pyrotechnician from Natural Resources Canada.
Buntola has a level C CPR/AED certification.
Buntola is also certified in Fall Protection, Fall Arrest and Boom/Platform Operation.