Film Editor Resume Samples

A Film Editor is responsible for cutting and editing film footage and getting the approval of the Director. The job description entails rearranging and splicing scenes that are shot already, determining if any scenes have to be reshot; inserting music and sound; and providing optical effects. A well-written Film Editor Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – reading the scripts and understanding its vision, visiting the set locations during filming; reviewing footage and selecting scenes as per the vision; trimming segments of footage; making revisions as per the Director’s request, and collaborating with sound editors and sound effects editors.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are needed – prior industry expertise; strong knowledge of editing tools, software and techniques; familiarity with camera equipment; critical and analytical skills; great patience and concentration; and time management skills. An art degree in the field of Film and Television or media is commonly needed.

Film Editor Resume example

Film Editor Resume

Headline : Editor with more than 6 years of experience in TV and Filming, experience include been a director of postproduction in featured films, editor, assistant editor, and camera working from the filming process to the final cut.

Skills : Video Production, Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Technical Support, Creative Direction, Organizational Skills, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Created the script, selected the images, the interviews, the sounds, and the music to tell the story of the documentary.
    2. Created a 45 minutes documentary that make move the feelings of the audience through the editing.
    3. Ensured a seamless live broadcast.
    4. Dealt with complexities faced with technology.
    5. Developed word-processing macros to validate files for electronic typesetting vendors.
    6. Managed assigned editorial projects, including print study products, popular reference books, and DVD studies.
    7. Ensured HTML and PDF proofs are identical during the production stage.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma in Editing


Film Editor Resume

Objective : Seeking to achieve a role that matches the profile and supports sustainability to drive the company's strategic synergies. Articulate and tenacious with a consistent track record of top performance. Expertise in leading projects from inception to streamlining timelines and launching reengineering practices.

Skills : TV Editor, Film Editor, Video Editing.

Description :

    1. Manipulated and edited film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience.
    2. Took a brief to grasp the operations teams needs and specifications.
    3. Made shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes value and contribution to continuity.
    4. Trimmed footage segments and put together the sequence of the Video.
    5. Input music, dialogues, graphics, and effects.
    6. Created rough and final cuts.
    7. Ensured logical sequencing and smooth running.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Arts


Film Editor Resume

Headline : An experienced professional seeking to obtain a position with an organization that allows stretching the leadership, and business skills to further the performance of the organization.

Skills : Adobe, MS Office, Communication Skills, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Consulted with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
    2. Continuously discovered and implemented new editing technologies and the industry best practices to maximize efficiency.
    3. Conceptualized, ideated, and developed film treatments, packaging, and formats.
    4. Liaised with all involved stakeholders to help the production process
    5. Setup and maintained editing infrastructure that's compatible with the overall production process.
    6. Orchestrated and edited film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience.
    7. Managed short and long-term writing assignments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification in IT

Film Editor Resume

Headline : Motivated, professional with 7+ years of track record in the field as a Film Editor. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Technical Support, Creative Direction.

Description :

    1. Coordinated blog material and edited articles for online and trade publications.
    2. Managed and maintained a social media presence.
    3. Developed and edited online help and tutorials, print documentation, and wizards.
    4. Wrote summaries of jury verdicts for legal professionals' case research via subscriber online law library.
    5. Composed social media content for site blogs.
    6. Oversaw layout (artwork, design, photography) and checked content for accuracy and errors.  
    7. Managed and oversaw technical aspects of video recording and editing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Arts

Film Editor Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position where one can develop administration and communication skills and gain experience working in an office environment. Responsible for cutting and editing film footage until it meets a director's approval.

Skills : Video Editing, Photography, Audio Editing, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Planned and executed programs and activities.
    2. Coordinated online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas.
    3. Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations.
    4. Suggested stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with the preferences of the targeted audience.
    5. Oversaw layout (artwork, design, photography) and checked content for accuracy and errors.
    6. Recruited and managed writers and reporters.
    7. Proofread, edited and improved stories or pieces.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certification in Editing

Film Editor Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a challenging and rewarding position in a professional technology-driven organization of repute that will benefit from skills as a Film Editor, and where one can enrich skills and management capabilities while working to achieve the organizational goals.

Skills : Photoshop, Creative Direction, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised film editing and videotape editing.
    2. Ordered movie to air from distributors.
    3. Checked daily program schedule to confirm all time was correct for broadcasting that day.
    4. Made sure movies were in the correct order in the library.
    5. Uploaded and sorted through hours of interview footage.
    6. Transcribed interviews with various subjects.
    7. Edited interviews to create an entertaining history.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Arts

Film Editor Resume

Headline : Seeking to achieve a role that matches the profile and supports sustainability to drive the company's strategic synergies. Worked on renowned film portfolios as editors and have a knack for storytelling, an agile thinker, interested in all aspects of film production, with intellectual curiosity and drive to create great work.

Skills : Time Management Skills,  Ability to Work Well with Others, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Spliced raw film footage together from various sources and shoots, and combine it with other scenes to create a cohesive story.
    2. Evaluated edited footage to make sure it matches the story from the script.
    3. Edited footage into timelines and cut time out of certain shots to create a more impactful story for the audience.
    4. Used computer editing software programs, video switching devices, digital video effects programs, and other tools to piece together film components.
    5. Created sound effects by recording specific audio clips or choose audio effects from a database of sounds to include in the final film.
    6. Discussed project timeline, narrative structure, story goals, and more with the director and any producers as the project is edited.
    7. Complied with media law and ethical guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma in Editing

Film Editor Resume

Objective : Results and detail-oriented professional with a proven record of varied accomplishments in writing and analytical assessments. To manage and execute the film process, from conceptualizing story ideas through executing the final film.

Skills : Photoshop, Web Editing, Ability to Work Well with Others, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Managed and logged incoming project footage and transferring or uploading to our repositories.
    2. Followed a script, screenplay, or outline for guidance on the overall production.
    3. Input sound to enhance footage, which may include selecting music and writing/recording and or editing voice-overs.
    4. Input graphics to enhance footage.
    5. Digitally spliced video and sound and synchronizing them into one rough cut file.
    6. Reordered and fine-tuned content to ensure logical sequencing and smooth running of the video and time constraints are incorporated.
    7. Improved and corrected lighting, coloring, and faulty footage & sound.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Science

Film Editor Resume

Summary : Experienced in film/tv pre-production, production, and post-production, capable and willing to work in many and multiple areas. A  creative and talented video editor.

Skills : MS Office, General Administration, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Adobe Premiere.

Description :

    1. Handled the tasks of selecting individual film shots and organize them together.
    2. Performed responsibilities of editing film to meet length constraints as well as ensure its compliance with the established censorship laws.
    3. Responsible for working with the multiple layers of images for the purpose of creating a rhythm that guides the telling and pace of the story.
    4. Handled the tasks of gathering the elements of the story, including special effects and sound.
    5. Performed responsibilities of cutting the film into pieces and reassembling it to present in a sequence.
    6. Handled the tasks of inserting sound effects and music into the film as well as perform screening of the film for clients.
    7. Took ownership of post-production management of assets and deliverables, channels & maintenance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Arts

Film Editor Resume

Summary : Seeking to become associated with a company utilizing time management and problem-solving abilities efficiently and to gain further experience while enhancing the company's productivity and reputation.

Skills : Photography, Video Editing, Film Production, Photoshop, Graphic Design.

Description :

    1. Improved and corrected lighting, coloring, and faulty footage & sound.
    2. Created transitions, titles, graphics and other supporting materials for the video
    3. Worked closely with producers, directors, external vendors, motion graphic designers, and learning managers to present a final product that matches the overall vision.
    4. Created and organized audiovisuals to the client's satisfaction in a timely manner for a certain deadline.
    5. Transferred film equipment to shoot locations and record both sound and footage for editing.
    6. Curated and assembled video footage to create stunning videos for marketing campaigns, PE Films, AV displays, internal communication, and training.
    7. Worked on various video formats including testimonial videos, product launch videos, corporate training videos, and more.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBM in Management