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Assistant VFX Editor


Are you an Assistant VFX Editor interested in working on Peter Rabbit 2?! The Assistant Editor is responsible for supporting the shot departments and maintaining the integrity of the edits. You will be ingesting shots and conforming edits as well as outputting scene deliveries and reference edits to production.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Manage the shot plate assets workflow form initial ingest, database tracking to the communicating shot level detail to production and VFX departments.
  • Publish scene edits to production
  • Create change lists & scene change reports
  • Communicate any relevant information regarding the placement/changes to shots in the edit to production teams.
  • Troubleshoot shot queries from production
  •  Manage Avid Media
  • Maintain Avid project structure
  • Ingest and conform media
  • Update edits with the latest production shots
  • General Exporting and delivery of files as required
  • Prepare sequences for internal review and client deliveries
  • Run internal crew and supervisor screenings
  • QC of VFX returns and edit sequences
  • Ensure Edit Tools are functioning correctly and reporting any issues
  • There is also an opportunity to take creative initiative with the creative cutting of internal crew screening reels.

What you bring:

  • 2 + years’ experience on feature films, TV and/or animated feature
  • 3 + years’ experience in Editorial
  • Solid understanding of Avid MediaComposer
  • Strong understanding of film / VFX project setups and workflows
  • An ability to quickly acquire a working understanding of industry software and customized tools
  • Knowledge of both technical and creative editing skills
  • A solid understanding of technical aptitude with media file formats, audio monitoring and editing tools
  • Ability to work cohesively, efficiently and positively within a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem solve and handle quick turnarounds
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accurate and proactive attitude
  • Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize work while remaining calm under pressure
  • A solid understanding of technical aptitude with media file formats, audio monitoring and editing tools

We encourage you to apply if you an Australian Citizen/PR.             

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If you are interested in applying for this position then please complete our online application form via our website

Animal Logic is recognised as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, producing award winning design, visual effects and animation for over 25 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.

Animal Logic is currently in production on Peter Rabbit 2 and is creating visual effects for Captain Marvel. Recent productions include The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Peter Rabbit,The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Alien: Covenant. Other film credits include: The LEGO Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix.

Animal Logic Entertainment (ALE) is the production arm tasked with developing a strong slate of innovative, commercially minded, story driven projects stamped with the visual and technical innovation that has become the hallmark of the studios’ work. The development slate, while eclectic and diverse, has a core focus on tent pole, 4-quadrant family feature animation and hybrid projects as well as filmmaker driven and visually arresting live action/VFX films. ALE is currently in production on Peter Rabbit 2. Previous projects include Peter Rabbit and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

Truant Pictures, a subsidiary of Animal Logic, collaborates with both emerging and established talent to develop and produce thought-provoking genre films for an international audience. Truant Pictures operates out of Animal Logic’s Sydney-based studio and Los Angeles office, alongside ALE.

For over 25 years, Animal Logic has remained committed to innovation, technical and creative excellence and most importantly, creating a collaborative and storytelling culture with a unique voice. We have BIG dreams!

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