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May 12, 2015


Equal Access

Job Title

TV Production Editor at Equal Access

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TV Production Editor

Editor is responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product suitable for broadcasting. The material will consist of camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. This is a key role in the post-production process and the editor's skill can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. The editor will be part of a team and will usually work closely with the director to achieve the desired end result. The editor is expected to demonstrate creative freedom in performing work using digital technology; he/she should also be able to use computer software to perform high-quality digitization of sound and pictures. Specific duties include;

  • Receiving a brief, and an outline of footage and/or a shot list, script, or screenplay;
  • Assembling all raw footage, with camera shots either recorded or transferred in storage device In preparation for inputting into the computer;
  • Digitally put together the sequence of film and deciding what is usable;
  • Reordering and tweaking the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video.
  • Consulting with the director and producer throughout the post-production process;
  • Selecting the most effective shot of a scene in terms of drama, story relevance or continuity
  • Assembling the programme and outputting in the correct format for transmission
  • Overseeing the technical quality of the material provided by the production teams to ensure that the picture and sound quality are up to transmission standard
  • Undertaking the colour grading to match the picture quality of the shots
  • Undertaking the final sound mix to ensure that the sound is balanced
  • Adding graphics/titles and visual effects as required by the programme
  • Maintaining an archive/library of all materials edited in an easily accessible manner
  • Any other duty as assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, skills and qualities

  • Education (OND, HND, B.Sc., recognised technical certifications) in Media and Communication or related field
  • Essential knowledge of FCPX (Final cut pro X)
  • good practical skills and knowledge of digital equipment/computer
  • the ability to carry out instructions accurately and with attention to detail
  • calmness under pressure
  • patience and concentration

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