In the ever-expanding world of reality TV, editors wield incredible creative power. They often are responsible for creating a scene s or even an episode s storyline from nothing but a rambling tangle of raw footage. In this sense, they are a show s writers, drawing engaging drama from a murky pool of images and comments.
As reality TV invades every channel and time slot, the demand for editors who are comfortable with and conversant in the genre s styles, formats, and requirements increases daily. Editing Reality TV: The Easily Accessible, High-Paying Hollywood Job that Nobody Knows About is the first book to address this burgeoning gig.
Written in an appropriately casual tone by an author who is well-seasoned in all sorts of reality TV, this guide provides sound advice about finding, landing, and keeping a reality TV editing job. In doing so, it also details the editor s duties and responsibilities, while providing a wealth of invaluable tips and tricks for doing the job well.