WE ARE HIRING! DOCUMENTARY SHOOT AND EDIT

WE ARE HIRING! DOCUMENTARY SHOOT AND EDIT

Media 
Description 

We are seeking an experienced Shoot Edit who will provide high-quality and creative filming from the field, edit video and compile a finished video documentary of not less than 30 minutes long.  You will have proven experience in long-form single camera programme making.  You will have considerable experience in lighting techniques/equipment, shooting formats, sound recording, location craft and other necessary technical skills.

Video Editor Responsibilities

 • Taking a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications

 • Field travel in order to shoot material need for documentary making.

 • Reviewing shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity

 • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects

 • Create rough and final cuts

 • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running

 • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process    

 Requirements

 • Proven work experience both as a camera person and video editor

 • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)

 • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio

 • Thorough knowledge of timing and continuity

 • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing

 • Creative mind and storytelling skills

Do your skills and experience match the above?  Please send your CV, a proposed budget and two work samples showing your latest complete video production by Friday, November 24 2017.

NOTE: Your work samples should include at least two videos of not more than 20 minutes long together with links of their online publication websites. 

Send to frenny@mediafocusonafrica.org   

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