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Elygren in Portland, Oregon

Updated 5 months ago

How much to charge for video editing - 62 Replies

I've been editing videos for fun for about 6 years and recently a relative of a friend has asked me to do some professional work for his business and...

vidiot in Chico, California

Updated 14 months ago

Am I an under paid editor? - 61 Replies

alright so basically i have been working at small production company for the last 4 years. I got the job during my junior year of college and have...

Charles Tetreault in Candiac, Quebec

What should I charge?

Hello! I was recently asked to edit a video for a non profit organization to promote one of their international internship. They asked me to...

promyth3us in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 44 months ago

how much does a video editor / videographer make at a university? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I'm very glad to have found this forum as I'm about to be offered a contract for a job by the official multimedia production department...

promyth3us in Columbia, South Carolina

Video Editing Time Sheet

I wanted to discuss how much time it should take per hour of video. In my case my videos are 10-minute lectures. Virtual Campus. I also wonder about...

robertwillis1 in san fransisco, California

Updated 45 months ago

Moving from News to Creative - 5 Replies

For the past 2 years I have been working as a photojournalist at a small market TV station. I took the job because they offered to hire me...

aphotographersomewhere in Johnson City, Tennessee

Updated 49 months ago

Greener than Green - 2 Replies

I have always been interested in editing work, but have absolutely no experience. The closest I have come is while in college I put together a...

aphotographersomewhere in Johnson City, Tennessee

Updated 49 months ago

How much money should i ask for from a TV show that is being aired - 1 Reply

I am editing a TV show. 13 45min episodes that will be aired on TV. What percentage of what they make should I ask for? It is a small company I am...

JamesDanger in Somewhere, Florida

Updated 68 months ago

Not your typical job, opinions on salary? - 1 Reply

Ok so here's the scoop. I've been doing freelance video editing, motion graphics, graphic design and photography for about 5 years now. I edit in...

Laurie Lawrence in Florida, Florida

Updated 68 months ago

Is anybody familiar with the Film Connection? - 4 Replies

I'm looking for a way to break into the biz and have been in contact an adviser from the Film Connection. They offer a Mentor/Apprentice type...

Alecia Limle in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Updated 68 months ago

Top video editor skills needed to get the job. - 10 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every video editor must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your video editor...

akshaymall in Delhi, India

Updated 75 months ago

wat salary can a fresher in this field draw? - 2 Replies

hey i work at a bpo and draw a nice part time but wanna get into video editin plannin to do a cource from marwah studios noida is some one...

Andrew Davenport in Poole, United Kingdom


Hi I am a second year Digital Media Production student at University, for one of my units I need to interview someone in the industry. If you would...

DeathChamberz in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 77 months ago

student looking for advice - 2 Replies

I'm a freshman girl and I'm really into the whole video editing business. I've been into editing since the beginning of 7th grade (2 years ago), and...

JL in New York, New York

Updated 85 months ago

NYC Editors? - 2 Replies

I'm planning on moving to New York City in September because it seems to be the best place in the country for editing work. Are there any NY based...

Cristhian Dior in MedellĂ­n, Colombia

Updated 91 months ago

digital video editing jobs nationwide - 73 Replies

my husband is an Avid & FCP editor for a small production company here in los angeles. we are considering a move, however whatever job he gets must...

undead wolf in Independence, Iowa

Updated 93 months ago

Video Editor - 1 Reply

Hello everyone! I am interested in becoming a video editor but Im not quite sure how to actually get in and what it takes and all that wonderful...

Brian McLane in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 94 months ago

Has anyone heard of Manhattan Edit Workshop? - 33 Replies

I'm thinking about attending Manhattan Edit Workshop's six week course, which teaches both Final Cut Stuido and Avid, but I'm trying to find out if...

Phil Satterley in Littleton, Colorado

Film Editors please help answer a few questions!

Hello, I have a few questions to interview you on so that I can see if film editing is the job that's right for me. I'm in College and this is part...

pre-post guy in Hillsborough, New Jersey

How does the NYFA 4-week editing program compare with MEW & Editi Center?

This question was originally posted under the MEW topic but a responder stated that only MEW questions would be answered there. Guess I might have...

pre-post guy in Hillsborough, New Jersey

Has anybody found work via the the Film Connection?

First off, I know flamers, without having any first-hand knowledge, are going to say that this is a scam. Let me tell you, I've read all these...

Allen Ferro in North Hollywood, California

Updated 100 months ago

Do I demand an editor credit? - 2 Replies

Through a mutual acquaintance I became attached to a feature film right before post production began. At first I was told I would come on board as an...

Progrocktv in Englewood, Colorado

Updated 103 months ago

Video Edit-student seeking advice - 2 Replies

Hi- I am finishing up my BA degree in Multimedia and I have a strong interest in video-editing. Unfortunately the school I am graduating from did not...

Chris Northcross in Pontiac, Michigan

Updated 103 months ago

Video Editing vs. Corporate Communications - 1 Reply

I am a transfer student attending the University of Houston and my original major was supposed to be Media Production. However, I wasn't clear what I...

Progrocktv in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 104 months ago

How do I find introductory / practice projects for video editing - 1 Reply

I am thinking of going to school for video editing but I want to experience it before I dedicate that much effort and money into it, and would...

freepery in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Updated 105 months ago

Am I earning the right amount? Motion Graphic Designer - 1 Reply

Hi guys, I'm very happy to find this forum. I've been long looking for somewhere to ask questions. Lately I've become pretty unhappy about what I...

Brian in Denver, Colorado

Updated 106 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your video editor career? - 3 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a video editor? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Lindsey_G in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 106 months ago

How do I start after I complete the 4 yrs undertand in tv production? - 3 Replies

Hi professionals, my name is Karissa and I am at my second year university majoring in tv production. I am interested in film editing, primarily in...

smitty in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Your Opinions On Making The Switch?

I was fresh out of school when I got my job, over a year ago. I'm paid $10/hr, still. With this being my first job, I couldn't exactly complain about...

staaberelli in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 108 months ago

Tips for video editor interviews. - 4 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming video editor interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Kira002 in Wichita, Kansas

Updated 110 months ago

Newbie looking for tips - 2 Replies

I started off making those silly AMVs all over youtube in middle school and now that I'm almost out of high school, I was wondering if I might want...

Wilis in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 113 months ago

help to improve my editing speed - 4 Replies

give me suggestions to improve my editing speed and some tips to improve

Lolla in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 113 months ago

What are typical video editor salaries? - 6 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

tk04 in vancouver, British Columbia

How much to quote for project

Ok I need some opinions. THE PROJECT----- I am going to be doing an Installation DVD project for a fairly large company. Basically, they will...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 119 months ago

Looking for PR/TV job - 1 Reply

Looking in NC/SC for company needing very expeienced journalist/reporter/public affairs veteran, BA degree in communications and...

pratap keshari patra in New Delhi, India

Updated 120 months ago

Video/Film Editing in Georgia - 3 Replies

Hi, I am a soon to be communications graduate with focus in video production. I am new to obtaining employment in the entertainment field and would...

tonybadea in Elkhart, Indiana

Updated 125 months ago

Getting a job as a video editor - 1 Reply

I have been doing video editing for the last two years, and I wanted to know how I should go about obtaining a job in the field. I have done some...

Spencer in Oceanside, California

Professional Interview

My name is Spencer Jackson I am doing a senior research paper regarding my career choice and I need to interview someone in this field. I would...

juan in Fremont, California

in need of someone who i could interview

hi i am a student for Vista High School my name is juan and i need to interview somone who is a film editor or is involve in filming. I have some...

Jaime in Campbell, California

Looking for Editing Instructors

We are looking for people to teach editing to kids ages 7-17 at Santa Clara University and Stanford University. We are a summer camp and are hiring...

Jaimee in East Grand Forks, Minnesota

A professional willing to interview?

Hi, I'm jaimee I'm a senior in high school and I have to write a paper on the career I would like do. I am very much interested in video editing and...

manolito agustin in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Updated 132 months ago

What are the best video editor qualifications and training to get ahead? - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a video editor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective video...

Abid Mazhar in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Updated 134 months ago

Getting a video editor job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing video editor work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Todd in Denver, Colorado

Not completely ignorant, but...

I've had quite a bit of on-the-job video editing experience the last few years, and can be pretty good at it when I get time to do it properly....

Anthony in Northridge, California

Updated 138 months ago

Digital Video Jobs - 1 Reply

My husband is almost finishing his career in broadcasting, he is trying since two years ago to enroll in this field, but here in Miami you need to...

Carmen Giraldo in Miami, Florida

Updated 139 months ago

Is college necessary? - 1 Reply

I am curious as to whether or not college is necessary for a career in film editing, or if talent and a good portfolio of work is much more important.

Paul Markey in Silver Spring, Maryland

Updated 139 months ago

Colored blocks 3 across, 5 deep appearing on an edited video - 3 Replies

We have a case before us where the police department doctored a video to redact various scenes where the police attacked an individual. Their...

J Kelly in Athens, Ohio

Starting an Editing Career

I am currently an 18 year old Film Major (with a concentration in editing) and am looking to possibly leave school for a few months/years/indefinetly...

Will Kibler in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Updated 141 months ago

Comedy Editor - 1 Reply

Oh The Humanity Productions is seeking an editor to cut a tv parody in a reality-tv style for a piece called Safari So Good! The footage is shot and...

Dan Fitzgerald in New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 143 months ago

More Education? - 2 Replies

I would love to have a career as a video editor, but I am unsure how to go about getting into the industry. I currently have a BA in Broadcast...

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