1 x Video Editor (Full-time)
As a film or video editor, you’ll be responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product that’s suitable for broadcasting. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. This is a key role in the post-production process and your skills can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. You’ll usually work closely with the director to achieve the desired end result.
- Receiving a brief, and maybe an outline of footage and/or a shot list, script, or screenplay
- Assembling all raw footage, with camera shots either recorded or transferred onto portable storages in preparation for inputting into the computer
- Inputting uncut rushes and sound, and synchronizing and storing them into files on the computer
- Digitally cutting files to put together the sequence of the film and deciding what’s usable
- Creating a ‘rough cut’ (or assembly edit) of the programme/film and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages
- Reordering and fine-tuning the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video.
- Overseeing the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing
- Experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements
- Writing voice-over/commentary
- Suggesting or selecting music.
- Report to Marketing Manager
You don’t need a foundation degree or degree to be a film or video editor, but it’s important that you show commitment and determination to get into the industry. You need to be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary skills, and so a degree that offers film or media production experience may be helpful. The following subjects are relevant:
- Communication and media studies
- Fine art or visual art
- Graphic design
- Information technology/multimedia
- Photography, film or television.
Please send your application including your CV and motivation letter to our email firstname.lastname@example.org.