Assistant VFX Editor

  • London  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    28 March 2021  
    Posted on
    26 January 2021  

The assistant visual effects editor assists the VFX editor in providing support to the supervision, production and artist teams as well as working with other support departments. They help to ensure that reviews run smoothly and that artists have the correct reference and cut details.



Assisting the VFX Editor in:

  • Processing turnover and keeping edits and databases up to date.
  • Importing and checking new versions of vfx shots into Avid.
  • Providing reference to artists, eg. witness cameras, line up, retime, resize reference to artists.
  • Managing Avid media and storage.
  • Maintaining editorial info in databases.
  • Having an expert understanding of all editorial tools.
  • Making and requesting selects for additional media requests e.g. element shoots.
  • Liaising with Framestore Editorial at other offices.
  • Liaising with cutting rooms when appropriate.
  • Preparing for and driving dailies sessions and client meetings and deliveries.
  • Working closely with internal production, artists and other support departments providing advice, reference, information and files when needed.
  • Cutting showreels and project reels.
  • Ensuring the review suites are kept at a high standard.
  • Respecting confidentiality and media security policies.

Job requirements:

Essential Skills:

  • Solid experience and demonstrable proficiency using editing software.
  • A understanding and interest in visual effects.
  • An understanding of film and digital formats, files, frame rates, resolutions, colourspace and codecs.
  • Experience using spreadsheets and databases and editing and presentation software.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and self motivated and keen to learn new skills and applications and help to develop new tools and workflow.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A strong multi-tasker.
  • Diligent and meticulous.
  • A team player.
  • Remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • Possess a love of film and VFX.

Desirable Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Framestore editorial and production databases and software, eg. Shotgun, Avid, RV, Cinesync, Photoshop, Linux, VLC, Keynote, Baselight.

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