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Sound editors create the soundtrack and sound effects for motion pictures, television series or other multimedia productions. They are responsible for all the music and sound featured in the movie, series or videogames. Sound editors use equipment to edit and mix image and sound recordings and make sure that the music, sound and dialogue is synchronised with and fits in the scene. They work closely together with the video and motion picture editor.

Scope note

Includes people producing new music especially designed for a movie. Includes people working with music composers.

Alternative Labels

ADR editor

audio editor

automatic dialogue replacement editor

dialogue editor

dubbing manager

foley artist

foley editor

music editor

music supervisor

sound designer

sound editor

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: