Cutting and Splicing Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in cutting and splicing negative slides.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cutting and Splicing Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in numbering, cutting, assembling, splicing, and inspecting negative slide or motion picture film: Trains new workers in techniques, such as cutting out censored or defective scenes from film strip, assembling and splicing film strips together, and printing footage numbers on film rolls. Inserts film strip in splicing machine to test sealing unit and adjusts temperature controls of machine to obtain permanent seal without burning film. Inserts film strips in stapling machine to ascertain that film is secured in prescribed manner. Examines assembled film over bench lamp to detect cutting and splicing errors and to verify edited arrangement of picture sequence according to work order and editorial instructions. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Cutting and Splicing Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Splicing Supervisor, Supervisor, Cutting and Splicing, Supervisor, Shaving-And-Splitting

    How to Become a
    Cutting and Splicing Supervisor

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