Continuity editingA master shot is a ﬁlm recording of an entire dramatized scene, from startto ﬁnish, from an angle that keeps all the players in view. It is often a longshot and can sometimes perform a double function as an establishing shot.Usually, the master shot is the ﬁrst shot checked off during the shooting of ascene—it is the foundation of what is called camera coverage, other shotsthat reveal different aspects of the action, groupings of two or three of theactors at crucial moments, close-ups of individuals, insert shots of variousprops, and so on.
Continuity editing• master shot/establishing shot• 180 degree rule• shot/reverse shot• eyeline match• match on action
Continuity editing• master shot/establishing shot• 180 degree rule• shot/reverse shot• eyeline match• match on action• insert shot
other features of editing• cross-cutting• graphic match• ellipsis• montage• types of transition
Your turn• 30 mins, shoot all of these techniques and produce a 30 sec clip which illustrates these.• why? this will reinforce what we have just been through and make it easily recognisable in the clip.• 3 groups everyone must be included.
Sound• music• dialogue• ‘atmospheric’• diegetic and non-diegetic• ‘sound bridge’
Camera Mise-en-scene Editing SoundMethod block of ﬂats location costumesEffect establishing shot of the entire council estate urban fashionPurpose shows the poor lifestyle and up-bringing stereotype for hodies
location angle shot/reverse point to cover costume concrete urban look down on her boy/girl argue data- Grid examples, evidence reinforce or asbo kidschallenge stereotypes?
Structure• four areas...four sections?• constant reference to the representation• no big intro- get on with it• keep conclusion short
opening sentenceIn this sequence from xxx, the technical features combine to construct representations of yyyyyy concluding sentence As we have seen, the representation of xxxx is constructed by the combination of the technical codes in the sequence.
Top tips• have a system for your notes- PDQ• be selective from the text- richest moments• know your terms- media language• make it readable on the page- highlighter, paragraph gaps