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  1. 1. Film Editor Jesse Toews
  2. 2. Film Editor <ul><li>Movies, television shows, Music Video’s and even the news all involve film editors. </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever thought about how it all works? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Do Film Editors Do? <ul><li>Film editors get to be on the front line of all media productions. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the people who turn all of the raw footage shot on a movie set and turn it into an interesting film. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the ones that decide which shots, angles and performances to use, and then cut them together to form the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Editors also add music, visual effects, and sound effects to their cut sequences to add even more depth to a scene. </li></ul>
  4. 4. First… <ul><li>First the movie is filmed one scene at a time. Sometimes the scenes are not always filmed in the order of the story. It is the editor’s job after to put it all in the right order. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Take 36…. <ul><li>Sometimes filming a scene can take a long time for everyone to get it right. </li></ul><ul><li>Some movies, it may take several takes. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes they just want a variety of angles so that the editor will have a lot to choose from. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Next…. <ul><li>After the shooting is done, the Editor goes through the footage, and selects scenes based on their contribution to the story. </li></ul><ul><li>They take the film and sound and transfer it on to a computer . They use programs like Final Cut express and Adobe Premier. </li></ul><ul><li>The editor is looking for the best combination of photography, performance, consistency and timing. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, scenes are trimmed, cut, and arranged to create a clear and understanding film </li></ul>
  7. 7. Then comes the sound. <ul><li>After the film has been pieced together , they work with sound effect editors, and musical directors on the sound, and special effects that will be added to the film. </li></ul><ul><li>Then,they insert music, dialogue and sound effects, using editing equipment . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Perfection <ul><li>After they edit the film, the editor makes even more corrections and prepares it for the directors to see. </li></ul><ul><li>Just like directors, film editors spend a lot of time perfecting their work. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Technology <ul><li>A film editor is a very complex job. You need to know how to use computers and digital editing systems. </li></ul><ul><li>A working knowledge of photography and digital camera technology is also good to have. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Job <ul><li>Careers in film editing can be found in the movie and television industry. </li></ul><ul><li>A film editor earns at least $1,400 a week. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thelma Schoonmaker <ul><li>In a lot of cases, the editor is chosen even before all of the actors. </li></ul><ul><li>Some directors, like Martin Scorsese continue to use the same editor over and over again. </li></ul><ul><li>After winning an Oscar for her editing work on  Raging Bull,   Thelma Schoonmaker has edited all of Martin Scorsese’s movies. </li></ul>