The “Point of View” shot first shows the
character, then provides a shot of what the
character is seeing.
This allows you to enter the perspective
of the character and begin to feel what
they are feeling, and anticipate what
they are about to experience.
Pace - editing speeds up during action,
and slows down during lulls
Shot - after an
action or dialogue
show a close-up
reaction of the
Continuity Editing - to give the impression
of seamless movement through time and space
Jump Cut - abrupt cuts in the
middle of a scene to show the passing
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Match Cut - also called a
graphic match (or, in the French
term, raccord), is a cut in film editing
between either two different objects,
two different spaces, or two different
compositions in which an object in
the two shots graphically match,
often helping to establish a strong
continuity of action and linking the
two shots metaphorically.
Research another editing
technique not mentioned
here. Try to include it in
In pairs, analyze the waiting scene.
Choose 3 - 4 small sections where
Hitchcock has built suspense using
cinematography, sound, or editing
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.