Film and Video Editors

Film and Video Editors

Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Persistence * Integrity * Innovation * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Organize and string together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or the instructions of directors and producers. * Trim film segments to specified lengths and reassemble segments in sequences that present stories with maximum effect. * Review assembled films or edited videotapes on screens or monitors to determine if corrections are necessary.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Assistant Film Editor, Associate Producer, Commercial Producer, Cue Selector, Digital Editor, Digital Media Coordinator, Director, Editor, Electronic News Gathering Editor (ENG Editor), Film Editor, Film Editor Supervisor, Film or Videotape Editor, Graphic Artist, Graphic Engineer, Movie Editor, Multimedia Artist, News Editor, News Video Editor, News Videotape Editor, Non-Linear Editor, Offline Editor, Online Editor, Optical Effects Layout Person, Producer, Production Manager, Sound Cutter, Special Effects Designer, Supervising Film or Videotape Editor, Supervising Producer, Tape Editor, Television News Video Editor, Television Producer, Video Editor, Video Effects Editor, Video News Editor, Video Tape Duplicator, Video Tape Editor, Video Tape Transferrer, Videographer, Visual Effects Editor (VFX Editor).