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DreamWorks Feature - Assistant Editor


DreamWorks Feature - Assistant Editor

• Emerging Level


DreamWorks Animation has an exciting new opportunity for an Assistant Editor to join its team based in Glendale, CA. The Assistant Editor will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Edit suite in support of the Lead Editor.

Category Editor 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This position is subject to the eligibility requirements of the applicable Local 700 Editor Guild agreement(s).

Responsibilities: “What would you say you do here?”
  • Maintains creative integrity of film throughout the production and post-production processes.
  • Is responsible for the accurate presentation of all materials related to the film (eg: story reels, workprints, previews, tape outputs, etc.)
  • Leads and participates in scratch, production, and ADR dialogue recording sessions
  • Cuts and/or supervises the cutting of temp SFX and Music for the story reel
  • Responsible for creation of all tape and QuickTime outputs from Editorial
  • Imports and edits OMFs from Production
  • Handles publishing all cut lists/EDLS and change notes to Production
  • Is the primary point of contact with Technical Directors in production
  • Supervises quality standards of all work done at audio houses and other post houses
  • Spots final film with Sound Designer and Composer
  • Acts as a creative liaison between Directors/Production, sound designer, and mixers
  • Attends all screenings (studio and preview) and works with Directors to incorporate changes resulting from those screenings
  • Attends production meetings when possible
  • Delivers an approved cut of the film in the required format to the sound and music departments on the handover date

Basic Qualifications: “What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
• Intimate knowledge of AVID Media Composer
• Provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications: “What can I offer?”
• Proficiency with Photoshop is a plus
• Familiarity with FLIX is useful
• Animation editing experience is preferred
• Familiarity with Pro Tools for scratch recording is preferred
• Familiarity with Linux/Unix operating systems is preferred

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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