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Sound effects editors are sound editors who specialise in editing sound effects. They create or manipulate the sound effects (commonly abbreviated as FX) in a particular project and deliver a more dramatic experience for the audience or consumer. In most cases, sound effects editors construct sounds from scratch. They focus on selected sounds to create tension, atmosphere and emotion. They also impart personality to film characters. Sound effects editors must have the ability to pay great attention to details and use the most current electronic equipments to perform their job. These are some of the tasks in this job:
The starting position in this field is usually as an assistant sound editor. Experienced studio sound effects editors may advance to producer positions and senior film editor positions.