Heya everyone nice forums you got running here Anyways iv been searching google for this answer lately, iv done editing since i was 8 years old, starting with the basic program movie maker, moving up to i forget what somthing my aunt bought me when i turned 10, and then got into adobe premier and now im 19 working with adobe premiere CS3 Also have final cut, both are very similiar though my PC just runs better. Anyways heres my question, to get into the industry and do well, what does a editor need to know or be skilled at. Yes i know what most of it is really what im trying to get at, is does a editor need to know Animation? or 3D programs, or every inch of after effects and compositing? Or is that a whole nother field in the industry? Because im not very good with 3D programs, im not artistic in that way, i am however very artistic and take editing very seriously, my timining is always perfect and the shots and angels i have to work with i always make sure they look perfect and are interesting to watch if I was the audience, sit back and pretend to know nothing about the film and see if it catches my attention ect. Ive taught my self alot in editing, i could almost say was a born skill, im learnign after effects now slowly but surely, (tough program to learn but can be rewarding defanantly) But do i need to learn a 3d animation as well? If so im defanantly taking a college class because thats to hard for me to learn on my own off of tutorials like im doing with after effects. Of course learning it will widen my creativeness and make others be like whoa! But can i survive or make it with just being very skilled at editing? I hope alot of you can help clear this question its been bothering me lately.