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Assistant Editor - SHORTS - DALLAS
Dallas Office
301 N. Crowdus St.
Dallas, TX 75226
Montreal Office
1751 Richardson Street
Suite 1100
Montreal QC H3K 1G6
Hollywood Office
1438 N. Gower St
Suite 200
Hollywood, CA 90028

Job Summary

This is for our DALLAS LOCATION!!!!

The Assistant Editor works with the Editor to provide editorial support to the production through the management of the project.

Responsibilities

• Interacts with editorial and production team members across dual locations, ensuring good communication exchange and sharing of edit information
• Participates in preparation and organization of editorial materials related to the film such as story reels, work prints, previews and tape outputs.
• Ingests, logs and organizes all production and scratch dialogue, making it available to Editors and Production as required.
• Assists in organizing, storing, handing and lining up digital and photographic elements.
• Organizes directories and files in logical organized manner
• During production, imports test, secondary and final animation
• Ensures the final edit list for both picture and sound are delivered to the appropriate vendors in preparation for distribution
• Compiles and maintains continuity and integrity issues list.
• Sets up dailies
• Operates reviews, often in various locations and using different playback equipment
• Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets
• Provide timing and cut info to production management and disseminate out to the crew as directed

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s (BA) degree from accredited four-year college or university or equivalent experience
• 1 – 3 year’s experience as an Assistant Editor, handling picture and sound/dialogue cutting management on a nonlinear editing system – Avid Media Composer preferred.
• Advanced knowledge of film terminology, film techniques, film editing styles, film mixing, and film in general
• Demonstrable ability to communicate thoughts and ideas to co-workers
• Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas, take direction and work well with others
• Able to multi-task and prioritize
• Able to thrive in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
• Enjoy working in teams
• Able to follow directions well

Note: This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.