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Assistant Editing for Features & Episodic TV: AN OVERVIEW FROM START TO FINISH

New York

Address: 145 Hudson St


Instructor: Alec Styborski
This is a seminar with a ½ hour break
Session: 11:00AM – 3:30PM
Refundable Deposit Fee: $40.00
This seminar is open for 35 active members.


This seminar is designed for the up and coming ERA or Assistant Editor who has yet to work on a feature from beginning to end, although anyone in the guild is welcome.

Alec Styborsk
i has worked as an Assistant Editor for Bill Pankow, Tim Squyres, Andrew Marcus, and Andrew Hafitz and has worked on a variety of different projects, including 3D, high frame rate, and mixed format movies.

Seminar Timeline:

11:00 AM – 1:00PM

o How I became an Assistant Editor and what I find important about the job.
o Getting ready for the job, workflow call, tech specs, and computer setups for the editor.
o Differences in feature and TV project setups.
o Paperwork, media management, and prepping dailies bins for editor.
o How to stay organized for screenings and fast turnovers.
o More project and media management tips to keep everything running smooth (importing stock footage, sfx, and various elements for the edit).

Lunch Break: 1:00 PM – 1:25 PM 

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

o Turning over to DI, Sound, Music, and VFX departments.
o Differences between feature and TV turnovers.
o Wrapping the job and tips to stay organized to make sure you have everything readily available.


Please email to rsvp.