Animatic Editor- DreamWorks


TV – Animatic Editor

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Job Description
Title: Animatic Editor

Department: Editorial

Reports To: Line Producer and Editorial Supervisor


Generate timed video of storyboard panels, audio, and sound effects to serve as animation reference.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for generating a rough assembly cut of the episode based on the Director’s notes and vision.
  • Ensure that the rough assembly is reviewed and approved by Director and other creative department heads. Generate notes and apply to ensure that animatic pitch timing is accurate.
  • Ensure that quality issues and clarity are adhered to for sound. As needed, add temporary sound effects from sound libraries.
  • Ensure appropriate production crew members are aware of the temp music, sound requests and any quality issues.
  • Participate in animatic pitch sessions and maintain responsibility for all revisions to animatic.
  • Work with Director to intake animatic notes, provide revisions, clarify feedback and generate an output of the locked animatic and prepare for shipping to vendor studios.
  • Create outputs of pitch animatic and locked animatic for shipping to partner studios.
  • Ensure production staff is made aware of pickup lines and scratch dialog.
  • Responsible for timely delivery of deliverables and partner with production to ensure issues or concerns are elevated as needed.
  • Create edit list as a reference for partner studios to ensure timing is accurate.
Required Skills

  • 1 – 2 years editing experience on Premiere or Avid.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environment under tight deadlines
  • BA in Film preferred, or equivalent experience/education
Job Location
Glendale, California, United States
Position Type
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