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Evaluates, selects, and assembles effective footage shots of feature films, television shows, documentaries, and industrials into a coherent whole film. Unifies all of the elements of story, dialogue, music, sound effects, sound replacements, visual effects, rhythm, graphics, and pace of a film.
Trims film segments to specified lengths and reassemble segments in sequence that presents story with maximum effect. Utilizes editing equipment to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects. Reviews assembled film or edited videotape on screen or monitor and makes corrections or changes. Works with or performs the work of Sound Effects Editors and Music Editors. Analyzes the sound requirements of the picture. Records needed sounds or obtains them from sound effects libraries. Assembles sound tracks recorded after action is filmed. Discusses the music requirements of the film with directors and composers before music is selected for a film. Describes each scene and notes the required length of time for composers. Uses music libraries to find the proper music for productions that do not use original scores. Synchronizes music tracks with the picture after the music is composed and recorded. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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