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2nd Assistant Editor

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 862395BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Sep. 14, 2021

Job Summary:

2nd Assistant Editor

Reports to First Assistant Editor and Supervising Editor

Daily Duties
* Preps for and handles dailies screenings (sweatbox sessions) under direction of the Production Supervisor
* Have good working knowledge of all editorial pipeline and EDI tools (digital tools)
* Experienced in cutting and conforming sound effects to story sketches and animation for screenings purposes
* Attends color dailies and take notes for SHOTGUN software updates and follow up in Editorial
* Imports and preps dialogue recordings for editor after each recording session
* Updates reels into the Avid with new sketches, animation and color scenes
* Issues EDL list and composition cuts prior to previews and screenings
* Supports 1st Assistant by helping to digitize and organize media
* Follows all priorities given by 1st Assistant and help in all areas of Editorial
* Helps prepping reels for locking sessions before issuing a final composition for digital color timing and double checking that correct takes are cut in
* Supports Post Production Manager pulling proper sequences for trailer requests
* Supports Supervising Editor and 1st Assistant Editor

* Maintains effectiveness of the Avid by organizing bins, maintaining memory load, and taking old media offline
* Organizes all media
* Creates cut lists for other assistants and camera crew
* Makes sure the Supervising Editor has all media prepared, properly organized, and named
* Establishes procedures for working on and organizing Avids to be used by Editorial
* Helps keeping the Avid working properly and efficiently
* Makes QT outputs for Production, Sound Editor, Music Editor, and all other requestors
* Helps to cut digital pencil tests and dailies for sweatbox sessions
* Shuts down Avid at the end of the day and complete any “housekeeping” work
* Makes sure all software is approved by Post Production and Media before it is loaded onto the system

Required qualifications
* 2 + years experience in a Feature Film Editorial Capacity
* Editorial experience in Feature Animated Films preferred
* Advance technical knowledge of AVID Media Composer
* Understanding of Animation pre-production, production and post production processes

* Bachelor’s Degree in Film, Digital Media, related field or equivalent work experience

About Walt Disney Animation Studios:

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. Located in Burbank, WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019’s Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Secret Lab, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

The Secret Lab is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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