Anyone work in the San Jose, CA area? I’m a commercial and music video editor in NYC, but will be moving to the San Jose area TBD. Curious as to what kind of opportunities are in that area.
Looking for suggestions on scheduling system/software for both talent and rooms, etc., for a mid-sized facility. Any suggestions?
U go to the bar, got your drinks fast, :) time, but you forget the name of the bar and are down to go wherever next time. Does this feel like the creative/editor relationship when picking an editor?
How do I build my profile as an editor in this industry? I feel fully capable but I’m stuck in purgatory between being an assistant and full time editor. It’s frustrating.
Roll call. How much experience? Do you staff in a boutique? An agency? Freelance? If freelance, do you usually work in agency studios, prodcos...? Do you bring on a post producer to help on big jobs?
What’s the highest day rate you’ve heard of an editor charging? I just found out what somebody is charging and it made my jaw drop.
Who here is itching to switch to full-time? What’s the lowest salary you’d take to switch to full-time at an agency?
I work at a post-house and made a spec spot using a bunch of footage that was provided to us by a client (direct to brand relationship, not via an agency). Clients haven’t seen....
How do you deal when people try to put down-days in a schedule? We can’t realistically book other work on random days.
What do you do in this scenario: company A has a first hold for 2 weeks. Company B would like to challenge but they’re only actually challenging for the first week and then (cont)
Website question: is it bad to have a few spots that are over five years old? I keep them down at the bottom and the majority are much newer so they sort of serve as a ‘best of’ my older work.
Pitch videos. It has now become standard to be handed a vo script with no thought as to what’s on screen. When did the editor's job become thinking up the images as well?