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Piecing together video, dialogue, music and sound as well as integrating visual effects to create the final finished film or television show.


The Editing Department assembles shot footage into a rough assembly and using complex editing software in an office setting, brings the final story together in a coherent narrative that fulfills the director’s vision. Editing roles can found at a post-production facility, or can be freelance positions, either union or non-union.



Entry Level


Entry Level & In-demand

What kind of jobs are available?



What those who work in this department bring to the work.


  • Strong visual storytelling skills
  • Knowledge of post production processes and editing software.


  • Previous editing work experience in a professional film or television production.

1st Assistant Editor

2nd Assistant Editor

Assistant Dialogue Editor

Assistant Sound Effects Editor

Dialogue Editor


Music Editor

Post Sound Re-recording Mixer

Sound Effects Editor

Supervising Editor

Supervising Sound Editor

Visual Effects Editor

Many job roles in the motion picture industry are represented by a union or guild. 

If you see a logo below, the role may be covered by a union or guild.  Please consult those organizations to understand the requirements (such as certification, licensing or work experience) to join as a member.   

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