Local Heroes: The Coast

Every summer, the population on the coast of Ostend doubles. Beach lifeguards, doctors, ambulance workers, police, and firefighters work hard to keep the coast safe. ‘Local Heroes: The Coast’ follows the activities of these emergency services.

De NH-90 van het Belgische leger in een hangaar te Koksijde

My tasks

During the summer of 2020, a full team was deployed across various emergency services in and around Oostende. I was stationed with the rescue helicopter and was responsible for ensuring that the onboard cameras were operating when they were in flight. In addition, I also joined the crew as a camera operator.

My responsibilities included:

  • Keeping track of our interventions
  • Maintaining the camera system in the helicoptor
  • Filming
  • Data management
  • Obtain permissions to film

Technische info

Episodes: 5
Year: 2021
Channel: VTM
Genre: Actua