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Trainee Film Trailer Editor

Job description

Become the next great Film Trailer Editor with a trainee position here at Silk Factory.

If you are looking for a place to stretch your creative thinking, voice your innovative ideas, enhance and develop your AV editing skills and be immersed in every aspect of the world of entertainment marketing, then keep reading.

Award-winning creative agency, Silk Factory, is looking for our next trainee Film Trailer Editor. Yes, these amazing positions do exist, and the successful candidate will follow in the footsteps of many award-winning editors. We are looking for someone who brings energy, humour, stamina and has a fascination for communication with moving pictures. Film trailers are a celebrated art form and the editors who craft these trailers are highly skilled practitioners. This is a truly unique and proven opportunity to start an incredibly rewarding career.

What we are looking for

Having a degree is not essential if the applicant shows a deep passion in creative marketing.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

£22,000 plus

How to apply

We want to see your talent, so please cut us a film trailer using Avid Media Composer.

  • The process is simple; pick a film of your choice, cut a trailer and send it using WeTransfer - including the WeTransfer link on your CV.
  • Trailer brief; Cut a trailer no longer than 2 minutes, paying close attention to creating an engaging narrative. Think about interesting music and sound design choices that enhance and elevate your trailer.
  • Whilst we leave the choice of film to you, it’s probably best to avoid cutting a trailer to any of the current big franchise series of films. Be bold. Be interesting. This is your chance to shine and show us you deserve a position here at Silk Factory
  • Finally with your application, tell us your thought process behind your trailer, how you approached it and why, and also a timeline of how you got to where you did.
  • Please note, we use Avid Media Composer at Silk Factory, so only applicants with Avid Composer experience will be considered.
  • Deadline: Friday 2nd September 2022
  • Submit CV and Trailer edit to with “Trainee Film Trailer Editor” in the subject line.

Please note: Only applications sent with both a trailer and CV will be considered.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 18 August 2022

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Closing date:  18 August 2022

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