The magic of film and TV doesn’t just happen on set. It’s in the hands of a Post Production Powerhouse – the unsung heroes who shape the final story.
From assembling shots into a coherent masterpiece to adding visual effects and adjusting colors, these editors work tirelessly behind the scenes to bring our favorite shows and movies to life. Join us as we dive into the world of film and TV editing, uncovering the roles of Film Editors, Assistant Editors, Online Editors, Colourists, and even Negative Cutters. Get ready for a wild ride through post-production land where every frame counts!
Film Editor (Offline Editor for video productions)
Assembles the various shots into a coherent film, working closely with the director. Assistant Editor Assists the editor by collecting and organising all the elements needed for the edit.
Online Editor (for video productions)
When the offline edit is complete, adds visual effects, titles, and applies color correction. Also ensures that the program meets the technical delivery specifications.
Adjusts the colour of the film to achieve greater consistency.
Cuts and splices the film. Provides assembled negative reels to the lab for prints to be made.
Film and TV editing is a crucial part of the creative process, ultimately bringing the director’s vision to life. The post-production powerhouse team works tirelessly behind the scenes to perfect every frame, from assembling shots into a coherent masterpiece to adding visual effects and adjusting colors.
Without their dedication and expertise, our favorite shows and movies wouldn’t have that special magic that captivates us. So let’s raise our popcorn and salute these unsung heroes for their hard work in creating the stories we love so much. Lights, camera, action!