VFX Editor

Editorial London, United Kingdom


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Update sequences with new dailies from CG artists and outsource vendors.

  • Communicate with client editorial: track all stages of the client cuts, internal cuts and iterations.

  • Request scans from the client editorial and/or scan facility.

  • Maintain internal editorial database.

  • Provide abbreviated cuts for all client reviews.

  • Identify selects of material captured internally.

  • Work with the VFX and/or Animation Supervisor, present creative edits to the client when required.

  • 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.

  • Output JPEG shot frames to Production for storyboarding and Production database use.

  • Shows wrap-up including finals reel, layoff of movie files, consolidating media

  • Drive production of internal and external marketing reels .

  • Works with an assistant, mentoring and delegating.

  • Film tasks: print handling, pull and prep wedges and conform workprint reels if required.

  • Performs special projects under the supervision of the Senior Editor, production manager or department manager.

Key Peers or Relationships

Co-editors, assistant editors, Resource Assistant, VFX Supervisor, Production team, Animation Supervisor

Job Requirements

Education / Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Film or related field desired, or equivalent experience.

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Previous experience with Avid Media Composer.

  • Proven VFX editorial experience.

  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules.

  • Strong team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Extensive knowledge and comprehension of codecs, transcoding and QT formats.

  • Extensive experience with shot tracking databases (i.e.: Filemaker, Shotgun).

  • Knowledge of traditional film/print/negative.

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Experience with ingesting performance capture a plus.

  • Apple ActionScript experience a plus.

  • Command-line environments (ie: Linux) a plus.

  • 3D Stereo experience a plus.

  • Knowledge/maintaining unity management a plus.

  • Previous experience in post-production film (e.g., film handling, coding,logging).

  • Previous experience in post-production HD tape acquisitions (e.g., timecode, logging, capturing).

Technical Skills

Proficient with Mac OS

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.