The average pay for a Film Editor is £10.50 per hour.
The average pay for a Film Editor is £27,514 per year.
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Job Description for Film Editor
A successful job applicant will transform film footage into a final product while utilizing sound effects, video, audio, music, and special effects. The applicant will participate in all aspects of taping and production, including potentially directing at times. Also, the applicant would shoot additional promotional videos that could potentially be used on air in the future.The environment for this position is fast-paced and deadline-driven, and the applicant must be able to think quickly on their feet. Professional evidence of this is definitely a plus. This position also requires the ability to use a camera in the studio and on photo shoots and to be able to put together a news story without the help of a producer. This position will answer to a production manager and will occasionally assist the rest of the staff with technical issues. Therefore, extremely good interpersonal and communication skills are a necessity in order to acquire this position.Read More...
In order to be eligible for this position, the applicant must have a bachelor's degree in film studies or a similar discipline. The applicant must be able to fully operate video editing software and be computer and technologically savvy. Regarding this, the applicant must be able to adapt to ever-changing technology. Problem solving and troubleshooting skills, as well as having a natural eye for error, are also a must. The overall position usually takes place indoors, but some outdoor exposure will occur when shooting on location. Normal hours are mornings through late evenings, but some overnight work is possible. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Edit film footage to fit with scripts and storylines.
- Add text, music, sound effects, and other layers to footage.
- Cut shots and match audio and video to chosen video.
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