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Record and edit audio material, such as movie soundtracks, using audio recording and editing equipment.
||Film and Video Editors
- Organize and string together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or the instructions of directors and producers.
- Trim film segments to specified lengths and reassemble segments in sequences that present stories with maximum effect.
- Set up and operate computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product.
- Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story.
- Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.
- Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
- Record needed sounds or obtain them from sound effects libraries.
- Piece sounds together to develop film soundtracks.
- Manipulate plot, score, sound, and graphics to make the parts into a continuous whole, working closely with people in audio, visual, music, optical, or special effects departments.
||Sound Engineering Technicians
- Prepare for recording sessions by performing such activities as selecting and setting up microphones.
- Record speech, music, and other sounds on recording media, using recording equipment.
- Set up, test, and adjust recording equipment for recording sessions and live performances.
- Record sound onto tape or film for radio or television, checking its quality and making adjustments where necessary.
- Edit broadcast material electronically, using computers.
||Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
- Edit audio-visual material to enhance viewing quality.
||Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
- Edit video for broadcast productions, including non-linear editing.
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