As a film/video editor, you’ll manage material such as camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects to produce a final film or video product. This is a key role in the post-production process and your skills can determine the quality and delivery of the finished result. You’ll usually work closely with the director to achieve the desired end result.
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- Work to a brief and maybe an outline of footage and/or a shot list, script, or screenplay
- Assemble raw footage, with camera shots, either recorded or transferred onto video tape in preparation for inputting into the computer
- Input uncut rushes and sound, and synchronise and store them into files on the computer
- Digitally cut files to put together the sequence of the film and decide what's usable
- Create a 'rough cut' (or assembly edit) of the programme/film and determine the exact cutting for the next and final stages
- Reorder and fine-tune the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video.
- Oversee the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing
- Experiment with styles and techniques, including the design of graphic elements
- Write voiceover/commentary
- Suggest or select music
- Carry out online editing - and depending on your role you may also finalise technical aspects such as correcting faulty footage, grading and colouring and adding special effects.