AS FILM STUDIESAS FILM STUDIESEDITINGSymphony of Cut
What is editing?What is editing?• The juxtaposition of different shots tocreate meaning• Constructing a narrative out offootage• Creating a rhythm and setting the tone• Continuity editing & montagebest film editing
What ‘elements’ of editing areWhat ‘elements’ of editing arethere?there?CUTSTRANSITIONSSPEEDSPECIALEFFECTS
CUTSCUTS• Cut sweet sixteen• Match cut Casino Royal• Eye line match Rear Window• Motivated cut (shot reverse shot)• Jump cut A Bout de Souffle• Cross cut The Godfather• Cutaway Dancer in the Dark• Montage Battleship Potemkin
TRANSITIONSTRANSITIONS• Fade out / Fade in Blue Velvet• Dissolve donnie darko• Superimposition Apocolypse Now• Wipe Star Wars
SPECIAL EFFECTSSPECIAL EFFECTS• Split frames Requiem for a Dream• Bullet time The Matrix• CGI spiderman• Performance capture Beowulf• 3D avatar
Why is editing important?Why is editing important?• Key way shots can be connectedtogether in a sequence to conveymeaning– Coherent / realistic• Choice of edits can have specificimplications– Continuous / fragmented / time frame• Edits work with carefully constructedshots & use of sound– Subtle relationship to other micro-elements
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