Hi! This is disgusting, but hear me out.
I’m a freelance assistant video editor in New York, and am very into training and teaching people. I’ve worked at NBC, VH1, PBS, and boatloads of tiny documentary / non-fiction companies. I’ve been an editing T.A. and have trained AEs at NBC and the ever-famous-now-defunct Cash Cab. I even sat in with the Seth Meyers editing folks for a bit to learn about live assistant editing.
Since I’ve trained so many people at my actual jobs, I was thinking about setting up a workshop or class on the side to teach people how to get legit gigs as an assistant video editor. I think this would be particularly useful for recent graduates or people who want top parlay FCP and Avid skills into steady work. Is there anyone in the known universe that’d be interested in something like this?
I’m not gonna cry if no one’s into it. Just want to gauge interest before actually setting out a gameplan. I’d try to keep it mad-affordable, cuz classes at Manhattan Edit Workshop are THOUSANDS of dollars, and are great, but may not even teach you how to practically be an AE.
Anyway, if you’re interested, message me!
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