Film Editing Careers | Editing Careers in the Film Industry

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Film Editing Careers

Film Editing professionals shape a film's story long after the Director has called "that's a wrap!" Here's what you need to know to get a foot in the door as part of this challenging but rewarding field.
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Film Editor

The Film Editor works with the Director, editing footage together to shape character and perspective, thereby creating a comprehensive onscreen narrative. Learn More Avg. Salary: $52,107 Salary Range: $35K-$79K Alt Titles: Picture Editor, Cutter
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Asset Manager

Asset Managers manage the distribution of media assets between the various departments of post-production, making sure all media is organized and in place. Learn More Avg. Salary: $85,189 Salary Range: $57K-$130K Alt Titles: Assistant Post Supervisor
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Assistant Editor

The Assistant Editor supports the main Picture Editor by preparing projects, cleaning up timelines and handling exports. Learn More Avg. Salary: $57,455 Salary Range: $39K-$87K Alt Titles: AE
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Post-Production Coordinator

Post-Production Coordinators ensure delivery of a finished episode to the network. Duties include distributing daily footage to crew and production, scheduling Actors for post dialogue work, and... Learn More Avg. Salary: $53,287 Salary Range: $40K - $70K Alt Titles: Post Coordinator, PPC
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Post Supervisor

A Post Supervisor maintains the integrity of a film or television show by overseeing color correction and visual effects, handling quality control, and managing billing and paperwork. Learn More Avg. Salary: $50,906 Salary Range: $41K - $67K Alt Titles: Post-Production Supervisor
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