Film and Video Editors

Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.


Job Titles: Editor, Film Editor, News Editor, News Video Editor, News Videotape Editor, Non-Linear Editor, Online Editor, Tape Editor, Television News Video Editor, Video Editor


Occupation-Specific Information Tasks

 Organize and string together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or the instructions of directors and producers.


Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.


Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story.


Review footage sequence by sequence to become familiar with it before assembling it into a final product.


Set up and operate computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product.


Trim film segments to specified lengths and reassemble segments in sequences that present stories with maximum effect.


Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.


Review assembled films or edited videotapes on screens or monitors to determine if corrections are necessary.


Verify key numbers and time codes on materials.


Manipulate plot, score, sound, and graphics to make the parts into a continuous whole, working closely with people in audio, visual, music, optical, or special effects departments.


Program computerized graphic effects.


Study scripts to become familiar with production concepts and requirements.


Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in film editing, assembling, and recording activities.


Determine the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete films.


Mark frames where a particular shot or piece of sound is to begin or end.


Record needed sounds or obtain them from sound effects libraries.


Conduct film screenings for directors and members of production staffs.


Discuss the sound requirements of pictures with sound effects editors.


Piece sounds together to develop film soundtracks.


Confer with producers and directors concerning layout or editing approaches needed to increase dramatic or entertainment value of productions.


Develop post-production models for films.


Collaborate with music editors to select appropriate passages of music and develop production scores.


Estimate how long audiences watching comedies will laugh at each gag line or situation to space scenes appropriately.


Work Context


Electronic Mail — 100% responded “Every day.”


Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 98% responded “Every day.”


Face-to-Face Discussions — 92% responded “Every day.”


Time Pressure — 71% responded “Every day.”


Spend Time Sitting — 62% responded “Continually or almost continually.”


Work With Work Group or Team — 68% responded “Extremely important.”


Telephone — 58% responded “Every day.”


Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 51% responded “Extremely important.”


Contact With Others — 58% responded “Constant contact with others.”


Freedom to Make Decisions — 42% responded “A lot of freedom.”


Duration of Typical Work Week — 62% responded “40 hours.”


Level of Competition — 36% responded “Moderately competitive.”


Structured versus Unstructured Work — 51% responded “Some freedom.”


Coordinate or Lead Others — 47% responded “Important.”


Physical Proximity — 72% responded “Slightly close (e.g., shared office).”


Letters and Memos — 30% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.”


Deal With External Customers — 25% responded “Important.”


Experience Requirements Interests


Artistic — Work involves creating original visual artwork, performances, written works, food, or music for a variety of media, or applying artistic principles to the design of various objects and materials. Artistic occupations are often associated with visual arts, applied arts and design, performing arts, music, creative writing, media, or culinary art.


Enterprising — Work involves managing, negotiating, marketing, or selling, typically in a business setting, or leading or advising people in political and legal situations. Enterprising occupations are often associated with business initiatives, sales, marketing/advertising, finance, management/administration, professional advising, public speaking, politics, or law.


Investigative — Work involves studying and researching non-living objects, living organisms, disease or other forms of impairment, or human behavior. Investigative occupations are often associated with physical, life, medical, or social sciences, and can be found in the fields of humanities, mathematics/statistics, information technology, or health care service.


Work Values


Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility, and Autonomy.


Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.


Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.


Job Responsibilities

Occupational Requirements Work Activities


Working with Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.


Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.


Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.


Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.


Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.


Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.


Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.


Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.


Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.


Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.


Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.


Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.


Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.


Communicating with People Outside the Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.


Monitoring Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.


Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.


Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Materials — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.


Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.


Judging the Qualities of Objects, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.


Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.


Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.


Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.


Performing for or Working Directly with the Public — Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.


Providing Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.


Selling or Influencing Others — Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods or to otherwise change their minds or actions.

Detailed Work Activities


Edit audio or video recordings.


Determine presentation subjects or content.


Manage content of broadcasts or presentations.


Operate communications, transmissions, or broadcasting equipment.


Label production materials.


Verify accuracy of data.


Create computer-generated graphics or animation.


Operate audio recording equipment.


Provide information to coworkers.


Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions.


Study scripts to determine project requirements.


Coordinate activities of production personnel.


Develop promotional materials.


Collaborate with others to prepare or perform artistic productions.


Determine technical requirements of productions or projects.





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We are professional, agile and our goal is to provide industry top service in media and theater, or film set crew.

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern office setting
  • Growth opportunities
  • Wellness programs

We are looking for a highly motivated and service-oriented individual to join our team. Candidates should have prior experience in a high-volume  performance environment and enjoy communicating with clients. This is a highly visible corporate position, so we are looking for someone who can work well with others while performing a variety of tasks.


  • Achieve and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction through providing client services in a timely and professional manner.
  • Be able to explain hair cutting and style techniques to patrons while performing services.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following company policies and procedures.
  • Follow company guidelines regarding the wearing of uniforms or outfits while at work.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship




  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance




  • Choose your own hours


Supplemental pay types:


  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay
  • Signing bonus
  • Tips


People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Los Angeles, CA 90034: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Preferred)




  • Customer service (Preferred)




  • (Option or Must be willing to become certified)


Shift availability:


  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)


Work Location: Hybrid remote in Los Angeles, CA 90034