Career Avenues in Video Editing
Can you please advise me as to what are the various career avenues for this field?
Video editing can be an excellent career option for those with a creative bent of mind and those interested in working in media and entertainment industry. It is used in a significant manner in all post-production work. The availability of latest technology has also facilitated a spurt in demand for non-linear editing. Today it is impossible to visualize a film or television Programme without video editors. Video streaming and movie clips on websites too have made a career in video editing extremely lucrative. The chances of getting a good job in a media or entertainment industry thus become bright if an aspirant takes a course in video editing.
A college degree is not necessary for getting a job in the field of video editing. But a degree or diploma in visual arts/ fine arts, multimedia/ information technology, media studies etc. can increases the chance of getting a reputed job. An aspirant can enter into the field of video editing, after completing the digital video editing course or a media arts degree.
Video Editors work with the production personnel using advanced editing tools to analyze, evaluate, trim, arrange and join scenes according to guidelines set out by the producer or director of the project. In fact, video editors are the ones who decide what to stay and go in terms of the content of the finished video.