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Make the Cut by Diana Friedberg, Lori Coleman

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Chapter 14

Plan Ahead and Move Up

You have joined the union, landed yourself a job within the genre of your choice, and are successfully making contacts. You continue to keep a journal and hone your skills as an assistant editor. You have moved from point A to point B. During the second year of your career, you have gone through the process of dailies to online many times on a television show and once or twice on a feature. You are confident. You are paid great sums of money, and you have medical insurance and a pension plan. It is time to start planning part C of your career path for the next couple of years. If you stay the course, you will move that much closer to the day you move up to editor.

14.1 Three-Year Plan

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