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DreamWorks Feature – Music Editor – NBCUniversal – Glendale, CA

Company: NBCUniversal

Location: Glendale, CA

  • Full Time


The Music Editor works with the Composer, Director, Producer and Picture Editor to achieve the musical ambitions of the film. The Music Editor works with the Composer to help structure the soundtrack and is responsible for all the music featured on the film soundtracks, including: performed music, any sourced music and the score, written by the Composer specifically for the film. The Music Editor also creates the music cue sheet providing a detailed breakdown of all the music featured on soundtracks (including length and function). The Music Editor communicates all picture editorial changes to the composer in musical terms.

The Music Editor attends spotting sessions, music reviews, music recording and scoring sessions to help with any last minute revisions or changes which may require additions or subtractions. The Music Editor also attends any temp mixes and the final sound mix and is available to make adjustments to the music as needed by the re-recording mixers.

The Music Editor must understand and be proficient technically and creatively in the art of music editing. In addition to the technical aspects called upon, he/she is also responsible for ensuring that all music editorial deadlines are met and that the staffing needs are adequate to meet these deadlines.


  • Have extensive experience of professional music editing software such as ProTools
  • Attend Music spotting and recording sessions and create and track music cue sheets
  • Cut and/or supervise the cutting of temp Music for the story reel, if needed.
  • Deliver score to dub stage.
  • Attend final mix and temp mixes.
  • Spot final film with Composer, Director and Picture Editor
  • Acts as a creative liaison between the Composer, Production, sound designer and re-recording mixers.
  • Deliver an approved cut of the music and tracks in the required format to the sound and music depts. on the delivery dates.

Desired Characteristics

  • Have excellent communication skills to communicate with Composers and Directors
  • Knowledge of how music is constructed, recorded and performed
  • Be able to work well under pressure


Film Features Animation

Career Level







United States

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