EDITING Connected with camera work A shot = An uninterrupted take where no cuts take place. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDMdzg_QmxM &feature=related A scene = A selection of shots arranged to appear as though uninterrupted action is taking place in one moment in time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvP7cnmxlLM
EDITING Editing organises shots into order to create meaning for the audience. It creates continuity, rhythm and pace. Editing is often invisible to the viewer so that the action is more believable – escapism. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN5my0Z09uU
EDITING Concerned with the manipulation of space and time. Time is manipulated by editing two shots together for the narrative to progress. Space is manipulated by editing two synchronized action sequences = CROSS CUTTING/PARALLEL EDITING http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts1x6uADFtM
TRANSITIONS Most editing is completed with cuts to appear naturalistic. Transitions are eye catching to the audience. Fades can be used to show the passing of time. Dissolves can be used to demonstrate a romantic mood. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCEdSGeFCCA
SHOT – REVERSE – SHOTHTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=F-BSF2X-AEE Feels natural for theAllows us to see characters audience as we expect tospeaking to each other. see the faces of both people.
REACTION CUT This allows the audience to see a facial expression from a character.
MATCH CUT A cut between two familiar shots to make it appear smooth. This can include continuity of direction or completed action. This can make 2 shots between a change of location appear seemless. http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=8VP5jEAP3K4
JUMP CUT An abrupt cut between shots which feels awkward. It can cause confusion about space and time and is often used for dramatic effect. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EuBZHEmRE4E.G. A shot of a person at work – CUT TO- A shot of the same person at work but wearing different clothes. This shows the passing of time.
INSERT CUT A close up shot which is inserted into a larger piece of action. E.G. A long shot of two men arguing – CUT TO – A close up of a hand grabbing a gun in a back pocket – CUT TO – A mid shot of one man pointing a gun at the other. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XP7LN40r_yw&f eature=related
CUTAWAY A shot of something other than the current action. This can be used to show the short passing of time or break up a long take for the audience. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOZmvaFfjtk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPrb2oJqxB0
MOTIVATED CUT This follows a privileged point of view such as following a person walking. Shot – reverse – shot is also a form of motivated cut. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbiEH3XNAT4&f eature=related