VFX Editor

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Framestore  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    28 March 2021  
    Posted on
    26 January 2021  

The visual effects Editor is responsible for handling all editorial tasks required on shows in addition to internal requests.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing turnover information and revised edits and updating internal edits and databases accordingly.
  • Maintaining all cuts, keeping them updated with the latest versions from artists.
  • Providing witness cam, line up, retime, resize, audio and other reference to artists.
  • Managing Avid media and storage.
  • Maintaining shot and VFX databases.
  • Having an expert understanding of all editorial tools.
  • Managing client deliveries.
  • Making and requesting selects for additional media requests e.g. element shoots.
  • Liaising with Framestore Editorial at other offices.
  • Liaising with cutting rooms (when applicable).
  • Preparing for and driving dailies sessions and client reviews.
  • Providing support. motivation and training for assistants (where relevant or necessary).
  • Working closely with internal production, artists and other support departments providing advice, reference and information when needed.
  • Cutting in house reels.
  • Respecting confidentiality and media security policies.

Job requirements:

Essential Skills:

  • Several years experience working in a film VFX Editorial department, cutting room or similar environment.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in editing using Avid.
  • A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology.
  • An understanding of film and digital formats, files, frame rates and resolutions.
  • File encoding/transcoding experience, exhibiting a solid understanding of video codecs and file formats.
  • Professional experience in Avid and high resolution playback software.
  • Self motivated.
  • Keen to learn new skills and applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A strong multi-tasker.
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Diligent and meticulous.
  • A team player.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Possess a love of film and VFX.

Desirable Skills:

  • RV, Baselight or Framecycler, Linux (basic), Cinesync, Shotgun, Photoshop (basic), Keynote, Compressor and Filemaker Pro.

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