On this That Post Show, The Wages of Post — with Steve Cohen, Shane Ross, Mike J Nichols, Paul Zadie and Ryan Summers. We discuss wages (or rates) in the post production world. Everything from video/film editing, to compositing to visual effects.
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Alternate Show Titles
A bunch of free in here
"You have an Avid?"
You can do it in your Garage
Sounds kind of dire…
A race to the bottom
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Emmy and Eddie Award winning editor and non-linear editing pioneer, he was the first person to use an Avid on a studio feature film, the first chairman of the editing department at the American Film Institute and the first publisher of the Editors Guild Magazine. He is the author of two books on Media Composer, including the recently released Avid Agility. He blogs at Splice Now.
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Shane Ross is a freelance editor living in Los Angeles. He has worked on documentary series for Discovery, History and National Geographic, as well as various projects for The Disney Channel. He runs the Little Frog in High Def blog at LFHD.net, and a podcast series called THE EDIT BAY.
Mike J Nichols
Mike is creator of 2 Guys Drinking At a Bar starring Kevin Farley and Paul Preston, the producer and editor of the television series Punk Payback starring Bas Rutten, airs on FOX’s FUELtv network. Mike is also the man responsible for The Phantom Edit - an unauthorized re-edit of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.
Known as Oddernod Ryan works on The Talking Dead and is a talented artist compositor and all around interesting guy.
The Media Motion Ball at NAB.
http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Film%2FVideo_Editor/Salary are as little as $26,000 in some areas. The median rate is $19.69 US per hour.
LA "Hollywood" rates are around $400 / day, which is $50 an hour.
Colorists range from $70/hr to $200+ depending on their skill, experience and the suite
Hourly rates in the US vs. Canada vs. The UK.
Film/Video Editor: $19.65
3D Artist: $30
Tv Producer: $40
Compare that to people who write software
Roberts Rules of Order as discussed by Steve and regarding the Unions.
The Avengers owns the box office.
Fram oil filter ad
LFHD Devalued Post from Shane Ross.
Removing the unecessary bits quote, with proper attribution.
Wages of Post