Film and Video Editors
On the Job
Film and Video Editors organize and put together raw video footage into a completed production. They make videos run smoothly and effectively. They may also edit or synchronize soundtracks to match with images.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Create computer-generated graphics or animation.
- Determine presentation subjects or content.
- Label production materials.
- Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions.
- Study scripts to determine project requirements.
- Determine technical requirements of productions or projects.
- Edit audio or video recordings.
- Verify accuracy of data.
- Coordinate activities of production personnel.
- Manage content of broadcasts or presentations.
Typical Working Conditions
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working with a group or team.
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