A video or film editor edits raw footage shot during the making of a movie to create the final cut
What do they do?
Assemble raw footage with camera shot, either recorded or transferred onto video tape, in preparation for inputting into the computer.
Input uncut rushes and sound, synchronize and store them into files on the computer.
Digitally cut files to put together the sequence of the film alter deciding what is usable.
Create a ‘rough cut’ of the program/film and determine the exact cut for the next and final stages
Creativity and visualization skills to edit films aesthetically with high quality.
Detail oriented to not miss out any minor or major takes that may contribute to video quality.
Strong hand-eye coordination skills to edit content well in digital media.
Self-motivated and time management skills to work without supervision and deliver on time.
Std X Entrance txansN Graduate Post-Graduate Bachelor’s Degree in Dioloma in Film Any soeain None Film and Broadcasting/ and Video Editing
Level I: Film/Video Sub-Editor
Level 2: Film/Video Editors
Level 3: Assistant Film/Video Editors
Level 4: Senior Film/Video Editors
Companies that currently recruit
EMPI Institute of Advertising and Communication, Delhi
LV Prasad Film and TV Academy, Chennai
Red Chilli Entertainment, AVM Productions