Assistant VFX Editor
Assists in the set up and completes all editorial work as requested by a Lead or Co-Editor on a Feature Production.
Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Assist in preparation of dailies for multiple artist disciplines.
Assist in preparing sequences for client review on a weekly basis.
Under the supervision of the VFX Editors (leads) request all scans from the client editorial and scan facility.
Maintain the in-house editorial database tracking render lengths and adjusting cut lengths according to client updates for assigned show.
Output sequence movie files, AIFF audio files, and EDLs for CG as specified by production.
Provide visual reference for production, stage, art department, client, etc.
QC Editorial client deliverables and prepare avid media for upload.
Import consolidated media from client.
Output JPEG shot frames to Production for storyboarding and Production database use.
Assist in handling show wrap-up including: layoff of movie files, finals reel, returning assets to client.
Performs special projects under the supervision of the Lead Editor, production manager or Department Manager
Bachelors Degree in Film or related field desired, or equivalent experience.
Required Skills / Competencies
- 2+ years experience with Avid Media/Film Composer.
- Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules.
- Strong team player with good inter-personal and communication skills.
Preferred Skills / Competencies
Final Cut Pro experience a plus.
Filemaker Pro experience preferred.
3D Stereo experience a plus.
1 year post-production film experience (e.g., film handling, coding, logging).
1 year post-production HD tape acquisitions (e.g., timecode, logging, capturing).
Proficient with Avid Media/Film Composer.