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Supervising Film or Videotape Editor

Supervise activities of workers engaged in editing filmed scenes.

What does a Supervising Film or Videotape Editor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in editing and assembling filmed scenes photographed by others: Reviews edited and assembled film on screen or edited videotape on monitor, to detect errors. Studies script and confers with producers and directors concerning layout or editing techniques to increase dramatic or entertainment value of production. Trims film segments to specified lengths and assembles segments in sequence that presents story with maximum effect, or edits videotape to correct errors, using editing equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May operate studio or portable, shoulder-mounted camera [CAMERA OPERATOR 143.062-022]. May be designated according to specialty as Supervising Editor, Feature; Supervising Editor, News Reel; Supervising Editor, Trailer.