With the rapid expansion of social media and electronic media, the proliferation of audio-visual communication has increased rapidly, leading to a massive demand for video editors in this field.
Today, the audio-visual medium is being used for communication in every area, which has provided many job opportunities for video editors. With the ever-increasing television channels and the growth of the entertainment industry, the youth have better job prospects in this field and have a good salary.
Today, people are uploading more and more videos on video platforms like YouTube to highlight themselves, which has increased the demand for video editors.
Now editing is not limited to just movies, but the use of video in every media-related platform has increased the demand for video editors. If you also want to make a career as a video editor, your future can be bright in this field.
Job Profile for Video Editors
A video editor’s job is to edit a video to improve its bad visuals, add a soundtrack, and enhance its quality to make the video watchable. The position of a video editor is to edit the raw footage of a video and combine different videos to make it a story.
In film editing, video editors work with the director and the producer to edit, improve, add or delete the videos to make the story crispier according to the film story.
Video Editing Courses
If you want to make a career in video editing, you have to do a professional course. These courses give information about editing, such as non-linear editing, professional editing, camera basics, graphics, special effects techniques, etc.
For admission to the degree course of video editing, you must have passed 12th from any recognised institute. It is also necessary to be a graduate in any stream to do a PG Diploma course.
As the film and television industry is growing in our country, there is a demand for the roles of video editors in the industry. Video editors are also required for social media platforms, documentaries, advertising, and internet, etc.
You can also get work in places like music production, post-production studios, and corporate training videos. You can earn good money in this field even by freelancing.
Video editing is such a field where there is no shortage of money for talented people. Initially, a video editor gets 18K to 25K per month. After gaining some experience, one can earn 30K to 40K. After five years of experience, you can make more than a lakh per month in this field.
Prof. Asif Husain,
Faculty of Mass Communication & Media Technology,