Freelance Editor Role

Hey! I'm Samantha and welcome to SCastro Creations. I've been creating and editing video content for my clients across the world for 10 years and we have an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Editor to join in an upcoming corporate film project based in Middlesbrough.

This project is being produced hand in hand with Newcastle Film Club with all the profit from the project going to create opportunities for the club and its members.

Please have a read of what the job entails in full and send your CV along with some examples of your work to if you think you're a good fit!

Job Role: Editor (Documentary/Corporate films)
Type: Freelance, project based
Location: Work from Home
Rate: £1,200 (flat fee) + expenses
Dates: For 6 days starting May 9th, 2023
Application Deadline: April 16th, 2023

Description of Films:
PROCLAIM, which stands for Providing Rich Opportunities for Children who are Looked After in Middlesbrough, is looking to create a series of videos to highlight the work they have done and continue to do in Attachment Aware and Trauma Informed (AATI) practices that addresses the needs of children and young people in Middlesbrough. These videos will showcase their work through testimonials from leaders, students, and teachers to name a few.

Deliverables include:

  • Main Promotional Film (7-10 minutes)

  • Film for Parents (1-2 minutes)

  • Film for Students (1-2 minutes)

  • Film for Teachers (1-2 minutes)

  • Film for Governors (1-2 minutes)

Description of Role:
The editor will work with the Producer, SCastro Creations throughout the 6 days inside of the edit and will have 2 days (either 2 full days or 4 half days) with the director inside of the edit.

Desired Skills:

Factual Experience - the client is keen for their main hero film to be shot in a documentary style instead of the typical corporate style which will open up a unique creative direction style for the editor to play with

Editing Computer - Must have appropriate equipment to support an editing workflow of blackmagic RAW footage

Full delivery - Must be able to deliver final film with color correction, sound design and inclusion of basic motion graphics. Additional motion graphic assets to be provided by SCastro Creations which will need to be inserted into the final film.

Communication - email and chat communication is key as this is the primary way to provide updates during projects

Interviews will take place the week commencing April 17th, 2023 with a final decision being made April 21st, 2023.

And if you've gotten this far, thank you! I really hope to hear from you soon!