Date Posted: 13 days ago
London WC2A 1LB

Job Description

Role: Editor, London

Reports to: Head of Editorial, LDN

Working with: Artists, Supervisors, Production, Marketing

The Previs Editor is central to a project. The Third Floor’s previs editors will cut together a variety of projects using shots generated by previs artists, temp material provided by the client, sound and music. You will be working directly with high profile clients and your ability to be agile, adaptable, detail-oriented while under tight deadlines is to your advantage. You must know Avid and Premiere like the back of your hand as well cinematography and filmmaking, knowledge of camera work and lenses is a huge plus.


  • Edit using animated Quicktime movies and storyboards

  • Coordinate with the previs supervisor to acquire all shots to be used in the final project

  • Participate in story discussions and suggest additional shots

  • Edit sound effects and music

  • Record temp dialogue and edit into the sequence

  • Effectively take notes and feedback and apply supervisor’s and director’s notes to sequences

  • Handle multiple projects and deliver results in a timely manner

  • Catalogue and manage all work, edit versions, desktop computer files

  • Troubleshoot technical problems and operate independently without assistance

  • Knowledge of rough animation/motion graphics on editing platforms

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Extensive professional experience in digital editing using AVID and/or PREMIERE (ideally, both)

  • Must have experience cutting picture, sound and music

  • Solid knowledge of film terminology, film techniques, film editing styles, film mixing, and film in general

  • Knowledge of audio/video compression and converters for client delivery

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of Davinci Resolve

Personal Attributes:

  • Detail-oriented with an ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Able to take direction and work well with others

  • Ability to work with people in a collaborative environment

  • Strong storytelling skills

  • Exceptional communication skills with high profile clients in the film industry

TTFL Perks:

  • Training & Development - We offer group training sessions for all roles and disciplines.

  • Coffee Wednesdays - Supporting independent coffee shops, every Wednesday afternoon, our studio takes a mid-week break to socialise and have that all-important screen break!

  • Monthly Superhero Nomination - Each month we ask you to nominate a member of staff as your Superhero of the Month. The team member with the most nominations is then awarded a voucher of their choice.

  • Weekly Happy Hour - At the end of each week we celebrate team birthdays. We offer a wide selection of drinks, snacks and sweets.

  • Monthly Offsite Team Lunches - Once a month we like to treat our workers located at the film studios to a team lunch.

  • Work-life balance - We believe in a healthy work-life balance and encourage our staff to start and finish work on-time, we strive to avoid overtime and weekend work.

  • Social events - We understand the importance of social interaction and we hold annual summer picnics, Christmas party and a February blues party.

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