• Dneg TV - VFX Editor

  • Department: Editorial
    Location: London
    Reports To: Head of TV Editorial

    Key Purpose of the Job:
    Handle all editorial tasks required for TV series and for internal PR/HR to the high standard expected by Double Negative.

    Needs To Do:
    Maintain a thorough knowledge of all cuts, keeping them updated with latest scans/comps.
    Maintain shot and VFX databases.
    Have an expert understanding of all editorial tools.
    Client deliveries.
    Liaise with cutting rooms.
    Organise and drive dailies sessions and client meetings.
    Provide motivation and training for assistants.
    Work closely with internal production and artists.
    Cut in house reels.
    Edit Previs.
    Ability to train, encourage and support staff in their team.
    Delegate work fairly to encourage a conducive training environment.
    Ability to run group training sessions.

    Needs To Know:
    At least 2-3 years experience working in a VFX Editorial Department – Film experience will also be considered.
    Demonstrate proficiency in editing using Premiere.
    A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology, LUTS and colour space.
    Good understanding of Film and HD video formats, files, frame rates and resolutions.
    Encoding/transcoding experience, sound understanding of video codecs and file formats.
    Strong problem solving.
    Excellent communication (internal teams and external clients).
    Understand film keycode and its applications.
    DVD Studio Pro.
    2k playback software, such as Baselight, Framecycler or RV.
    Photoshop (Desirable, not essential).
    Fedora Linux (basic) (Desirable, not essential).
    Cinesync (Desirable, not essential).
    Filemaker Pro (Desirable, not essential).

    Needs To Be:
    Self motivated individual.
    Highly organised.
    Keen to learn new skills and applications.
    Excellent communicator.
    Strong multi-tasker.
    Good eye for detail.
    A team player.
    Problem solver.
    Calm under pressure.
    A love of film, TV and VFX.

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