Continuity<br />Editing that creates a film that has shots and scenes that flow together smoothly.<br />The sequence and shot flow continuously so that the viewer does not notice the cuts.<br />
Montage-Soviet<br /><ul><li>The Soviet Montage movement began in 1924/25 and ended at 1930.
In opposition to continuity editing Montage soviet is used to create a new meaning out of seemingly unconnected shots.
Also in this edit the audience can see clearly the transition between each shot/scene. </li></li></ul><li>Montage-Hollywood<br />In classical Hollywood cinema, a montage is a short segment of the film where narrative information is presented in a condensed fashion.<br />
Transitions<br />Is the move from one shot/scene to the next, <br />Transitions are used to set the mood and the pace of the shot/scene so it is important to have an appropriate transition in a shot/scene or it could destroy the mood or pace of the shot/scene.<br />
Crosscutting/Parallel Editing<br />When two or more alternate shots show an action occurring in different places usually simultaneously.<br />This shot is normally used when the characters are having a phone call with each other.<br />
Dissolve<br />A transition between two shots, where the first shot/scene gradually disappears while the next shot/scene slowly starts to appear.<br />
Wipe<br />Another transition between two shots, where a line moves across the screen taking away the first shot, and replaces it with the next shot/scene.<br />This transition is very noticeable so is used mainly in action or adventure films.<br />
Action Editing<br />Is used mainly in action films <br />Lots of quick and fast shots are used to create fast paced action shot/scene, this makes the audience aware of action that is happening. <br />