Film Editor Resume Sample

A film editor’s primary responsibility is to eliminate undesirable video contents and fix pieces of film in sequence. They work with cinematographers and film editors to create audiovisual content. He is an artist who apprehends a director’s vision in a compelling storytelling form. Film editors job duties include reading scripts and understanding the vision of the director, visiting locations during filming, reviewing footage and choosing scenes according to the vision, cutting segments of footage, coordinating with sound effect editors and cinematographers, overseeing the quality of audio and video editing, experimenting with styles and techniques, writing commentary, suggesting music and making correction as per the request of the director. Film editors should hold a bachelor’s degree in film and television and must have previous industry experience. They must be familiar with camera equipment and should have great patience and concentration. Strong knowledge about editing tools and software would be an added advantage.

Film Editor Resume Sample

Name: Tom Gerencer

Address: 7834 Stanley Avenue, Garden City, NY 11894
Phone: 516 – 406-744
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Film Editor, Dew Production House, Garden City, NY


An energetic and diligent film editor with more than 7 years of experience skilled in editing movies. Have edited a wide variety of film shoots from commercial to production shows. My experience in film editing has strengthened my innate skills in editing shoots, audio compression, and angle selection. Looking for a film editing role in a production company to help to arrange cuts and pieces cohesively.


  • Proficient in editing raw footage and developing effective videos for corporates and events
  • Great knowledge about media production techniques and related software
  • Able to interpret client briefs and develop apt movies
  • Possess knowledge using design tools, blueprints, and transcoding software
  • Able to source all achieve shots and complete video within budget

Work Experience

Film Editor, Dew Production House, Garden City, NY ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managed post-production process of filming
  • Assembled, compiled and edited film as per director’s vision
  • Ensured background music matches properly with the film
  • Took permission of director to cut the footage

Film Editor, Rover Films, Garden City, NY (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performed apt research on the script and analyzed all production required to produce the film
  • Facilitates shots from a different angle to make the movie
  • Edited films and videotapes for inserting music and other sounds
  • Operated computer editing systems and handled video switching equipment to create the movie

Film Editor, Turner Broadcasting, Garden City, NY(2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with production personnel to analyze videos and select apt scenes to complete the movie
  • Maintained and fixed rough cuts for enhancing the storytelling feature of the film
  • Analyzed various shots and selected apt shots to create a story
  • Supervised audio and video progress ensuring the quality of the final video


Masters in Film Editing – Paramount College, Garden City, NY

Bachelor in Film Production – Liverpool John Moore University, Liverpool

High School: Blackburn High School, Liverpool


Steve Doherty, Film Editor, Rover Films, Garden City, NY

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 13/1/1983
  • Hobbies: Trekking, gardening

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