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VFX Editor - Double Negative Vancouver
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Default VFX Editor - Double Negative Vancouver - 10-09-2015, 05:15 PM

Multi-award-winning Double Negative (Dneg) is one of the world's leading providers of visual effects for Film with facilities in London, Singapore and Vancouver.

Over the past 12 months, Double Negative has completed work on shows including Interstellar (for which we picked up our second Academy Award® and third BAFTA), Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Ant-man, Terminator: Genisys, In The Heart of The Sea and Spectre. Shows currently in production include Star Trek: Beyond, Fantastic Beasts, Alice: Through the Looking Glass, Assassin’s Creed, Huntsman and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

Key Purpose of the Job:
Handle all editorial tasks required on a film and for internal PR/HR to the high standard expected by Double Negative.

Needs To Do:
Maintain a thorough knowledge of all cuts, keeping them updated with latest scans/comps.
Maintain shot and VFX databases.
Have an expert understanding of all editorial tools.
Client deliveries.
Liaise with cutting rooms.
Organise and drive dailies sessions and client meetings.
Provide motivation and training for assistants.
Work closely with internal production and artists.
Cut in house reels.
Edit Previs.
Ability to train, encourage and support staff in their team.
Delegate work fairly to encourage a conducive training environment.
Ability to run group training sessions.

Needs To Know:
At least 2-3 years experience working in a VFX Editorial Department.
Demonstrate proficiency in editing using Premiere.
A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology, LUTS and colour space.
Good understanding of Film and HD video formats, files, frame rates and resolutions.
Encoding/transcoding experience, sound understanding of video codecs and file formats.
Strong problem solving.
Excellent communication (internal teams and external clients).
Basic Photoshop.
Understand film keycode and its applications.
Final Cut Pro.
DVD Studio Pro.
2k playback software, such as Baselight, Framecycler or RV.
Photoshop (Desirable, not essential).
Fedora Linux (basic) (Desirable, not essential).
Cinesync (Desirable, not essential).

Needs To Be:
Self motivated individual.
Highly organised.
Keen to learn new skills and applications.
Excellent communicator.
Strong multi-tasker.
Good eye for detail.
A team player.
Problem solver.
Calm under pressure.
A love of film and VFX.

If you are interested in this role, please apply online here:
Should you have any questions or problems, please contact us at
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