• Dneg TV LA - VFX Editor
  • Department: Production/Editorial
    Los Angeles
    Reports To:
    Executive Producer/Co-Head of Editorial

    Key Purpose of the Job:

    Handle all editorial tasks required on VFX TV projects and for internal PR/HR to the high standard expected by Double Negative.

    Needs To Do:
    Maintain a thorough knowledge of all episode cuts, keeping them updated with latest scans/comps

    Creating pulls from camera original source material and verifying lineups from EDLs
    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

    Needs To Know:
    At least 2-3 years experience working in a VFX Editorial Department

    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)
    Premiere (High level of Proficiency)

    Final Cut Pro

    DVD Studio Pro


    Fedora Linux (basic) (Desirable, not essential
    Filemaker Pro (Desirable, not essential)

    Needs To Be:
    Self motivated and highly organised

    Keen to learn new skills and applications
    Excellent communicator

    Strong multi-tasker
    Good eye for detail

    A team player
    Calm under pressure

    A love of film and VFX Willing to adhere to an integrated pipeline used by Dneg's facilities worldwide.

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