video and motion picture editor


Video and motion picture editors are responsible for the assembly and cutting of raw footage into a logically and aesthetically either for movies, television series, or domestic purposes. They reorganize scenes that have been shot and decide which special effects are needed. Video and motion picture editors work closely together with sound editors and music directors.

Alternative label

  • television and motion picture editor

  • editor

  • cinema editor

  • film and video editor

  • video editor

  • motion picture and video editor

  • film editor

  • motion picture editor

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