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Assistant VFX Editor

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10026435 Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Sep. 29, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a VFX Assistant Editor who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, collaborative mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.

The VFX Assistant Editor is responsible for helping  in the set up and completes all editorial work as requested by a Lead or Co-Editor on a Feature Production.

What You’ll Do

  • Assist in preparation of dailies for multiple artist disciplines
  • Assist in preparing sequences for client review on a weekly basis
  • Under the supervision of the VFX Editors (leads) request all scans from the client editorial and scan facility
  • Maintain the in-house editorial database tracking render lengths and adjusting cut lengths according to client updates for assigned shows
  • Output sequence movie files, AIFF audio files, and EDLs for CG as specified by production
  • Provide visual reference for production, stage, art department, client, etc.
  • QC Editorial client deliverables and prepare avid media for upload
  • Import consolidated media from clients
  • Output JPEG shot frames to Production for storyboarding and Production database use
  • Assist in handling show wrap-up including:  layoff of movie files, finals reel, returning assets to client
  • Performs special projects under the supervision of the Lead Editor, production manager or Department Manager

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor's Degree in Film or related field desired, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience with Avid Media/Film Composer
  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules
  • Strong team player with good inter-personal and communication skills
  • 1 year post-production film experience (e.g., film handling, coding, logging)
  • 1 year post-production HD tape acquisitions (e.g., timecode, logging, capturing)
  • Proficient with Avid Media/Film Composer
  • Final Cut Pro experience a plus
  • Experience in a command-line environment (ie: Linux)
  • 3D Stereo experience a plus
  • 1 year post-production film experience (e.g., film handling, coding, logging)
  • 1 year post-production HD tape acquisitions (e.g., timecode, logging, capturing)
  • Proficient with Avid Media/Film Composer


About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

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 Lucasfilm Ent Co Ltd, LLC Payroll Svc, which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Ent Co Ltd, LLC Payroll Svc 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. 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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