- DreamWorks Feature - Assistant Editor (TEMP)

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DreamWorks Feature - Assistant Editor (TEMP)


DreamWorks Feature - Assistant Editor (TEMP)

• Emerging Level


The Assistant Editor will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Edit suite in support of the Lead Editor.

Category Assistant  Audio / Music / Sound  Editor 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Unknown
Posted Date Apr 25, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

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. This position is covered by the Motion Picture Editors Guild. 

Job Description
“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
“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 
“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
This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Salary Range: $89,170 -  $115,000

Job Type Full Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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