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14 C I N E M O N T A G E W H A T O U R M E M B E R S D O Q Where are you currently employed? Marvel Studios and ABC Studios. Q Current projects? I recently finished the Marvel Studios series "WandaVision" and will start an- other Marvel Studios production at the end of this year. I will also be a part of an ABC pilot that will start post production later this spring. Q Describe your job. As a visual effects editor directly employed by the production, I'm often the link between picture editorial and our producing team for visual effects needs. I facilitate the process of getting assets back and forth between the visual effects Anedra Edwards VISUAL EFFECTS EDITOR studios/vendors and the production. When working with picture editorial, I collaborate with them -- similar to a vi- sual effects artist -- to create temp visual effects when fleshing out ideas for look, timing, etc. I'm also often in the driver seat for spotting when effects are needed and maintaining their continuity. Track- ing visual effects shots also falls under my duties; I keep track of which visual effects shots are in the cut, which version is used, and I maintain the current status of shots from our visual effects vendors as they create the final product. I have a number of other responsibilities, but the examples I've given here cover the gist of it. Q How did you first become interested in this line of work? My passion for editing sparked in high school when my mother bought me my first video camera, and my teachers would let me do video projects for my assignments. Of course, I was a complete novice at the time and Windows Movie Maker was all the rage, but it was enough to light a fire inside me that fueled my interest in this art. When I got to college, my school of choice, Dickinson College, would allow students only to minor in film, so I pursued the film minor along with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Inter-

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