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Film and Video Editor

Ētita Kiriata/​Ētita Ataata

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Film and video editors tell a story by joining together film images, graphics and text for movies, television programs, video productions or commercials.


Film and video editors usually earn

$40K-$100K per year

Source: Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand, 2016.

Job opportunities

Opportunities for film and video editors are poor due to a limited number of roles and high competition for positions.
Eleanor Beeden editing a corporate video

Film and video editors order the footage and match with sound files

Last updated 9 June 2017