Arts & Entertainment

How to Become a Film Editor in 4 Steps

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 3, 2021 • 4 min read

A film editor is the person that makes a film or television show come to life. Editors are as responsible for shaping the story, tone, and ultimate impact of a film as the director or screenwriter. For that reason, skilled editors are highly sought after in the film industry.