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Fitzrovia, London, W1




VFX Editor
The VFX Editor incorporates and updates all required versions of visual effects shots into the current cuts of the VFX / live action sequences. 

The VFX Editor also has the ability to create a functioning environment where the Visual Effects Supervisor can evaluate any version of any shot in the current sequences, for aesthetic and technical direction. This position works closely with producers to manage all incoming media and outgoing deliverables.


  • Maintain sync with outside editorial and the production team; Receive incoming sequences from editorial and spot for changes and alert production teams of new shots / omits / changes to existing shots
  • Manage and document the turnover of shots from editorial through to delivery including ingesting new media into pipeline
  • Ensure Shotgun is maintained with current shot counts, lineup and any retime instructions
  • Ensure that published shots conform to the current edit and perform basic QC checks
  • Support for delivery of visual effects shots, including but not limited to: creating QTs, digital file wrangling for Shotgun, RV and final DPX /EXR deliveries
  • Prepare sequence edits for internal and client approvals when required
  • Create daily playlists and operate the screening room system for dailies
  • Perform shot specific colour corrections to match editorial reference when required
  • Perform shot retimes to match supplied editorial reference when required
  • Work in partnership with VFX teams and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard while maintaining schedules
  • Update sequences with any changes to the cut and communicate changes to the VFX team.
  • Cut in VFX works in progress and finals into master cut sequences, confirm timing, line-ups, and that the work matches what was requested in shot turnover sheets
  • Track shot for use in the Ghost demo reels and any custom links.



  • Minimum 3 years of editing experience within the film and television industry
  • An eye for detail and thorough understanding of techniques, file formats, colour-space, software and technology relating to the live action visual effects
  • Expert knowledge of Hiero and Shotgun
  • Working knowledge of Nuke and RV is considered and asset
  • Proven accuracy and organizational experience
  • Ability to convert between key numbers, time-codes and frames
  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills
  • Proficient at working on time sensitive projects with passion & patience.


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