VFX Assistant Editor

  • London  
  • Company
    Industrial Light & Magic  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    29 March 2021  
    Posted on
    27 January 2021  

Position at Industrial Light & Magic.

Assists in the set-up of projects and review sessions, and completes all editorial work as requested by a Lead or Co-Editor on the assigned show(s).

On any given day, your primary responsibilities and accountabilities will include:

  • Maintains internal editorial database, updating frame ranges according to client updates.

  • Outputs sequence movie files, AIFF audio files, and EDLs as specified by production.

  • Provides visual reference for production, stage, client and CG artists.

  • QC editorial client deliverables and prepares Avid media for upload.

  • Imports consolidated media from client.

  • Assists in show wrap-up including: layoff of movie files, finals reel, returning assets to client.

  • Performs special projects under the supervision of Creative Director, Production Manager or Department Manager.

  • Working with Production and TAs to process and organise I/O material from clients or external sources.

Here Are The Skills And Experience You Need To Be Successful In This Role:

  • Strong team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask, and work gracefully under pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Final Cut Pro and Premiere experience a plus.

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

  • Post-production film experience (e.g. film handling, coding, logging).

  • Post-production HD tape acqusition (e.g. timecode, logging, capturing).

  • Familiarity using Linux systems a plus.

  • Some basic scripting experience a plus, especially in Python.

  • Knowledge of Avid Media Composer.


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.

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