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FInding your next assistant editing gig

Join Post Supervisor Dustyn Gobler for a discussion about navigating your assistant editing career including: how to land your first gig, making the jump to Lead AE, and transitioning to editing.

This class is completely FREE and open to all who are interested!


RESUME WRITING

  • What every A.E. résumé needs to include

  • What to leave off your résumé

  • Why consistency is so important

 

INTERVIEWING

  • Things you must do before your interview

  • Interviewing red flags

  • What to wear

 

POST-INTERVIEW PROTOCOL

  • How to follow up professionally

  • The delicate balance between persistence and annoying

  • The best reply for when you’ve been turned down

 

YOUR FIRST DAY ON THE JOB

  • What to do on your first day

  • Ways to make a good impression every single day

  • Ways to add value to your show

 

THE TIME BETWEEN GIGS

  • Ways to best utilize your time in between gigs.

  • Why you always need to be learning.

  • How your hobbies can help you land your next gig.

 

By understanding the job search from the hiring side you’ll have a better understanding of how to stand out from the crowd and how not to give the person hiring reasons to exclude you. Each class includes a handout of sample resumes, a job hunting checklist, and lists of resources to help you at each stage of the your search.

 


THE INSTRUCTOR

 

Dustyn Gobler is a Post Supervisor at Purveyors of Pop/FremantleMedia. He’s spent the last eight years supervising the post production of unscripted shows and documentaries in variety of genres. Prior to post supervision, Dustyn was a colorist and started his career as an Assistant Editor. Dustyn Gobler blogs about Post Production Management at: dustyngobler.wordpress.com