Grammar of the Edit
Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)
List price: $22.95
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Description: If you want to get to grips with editing, this book sets down, in a simple, uncomplicated way, the fundamental knowledge you will need to make a good edit between two shots. Regardless of what you are editing, the problem of learning how to be a good editor remains the same. This book concentrates on where and how an edit is made and teaches you how to answer the simple question: 'What do I need to do in order to make a good edit between two shots?' Simple, elegant, and easy to use, Grammar of the Edit is a staple of the filmmaker's library. * A simple and clear overview of the principles of editing...timeless information that will improve your work * Designed as a quick reference: each topic covered in a two-page spread * Together with its companion volume Grammar of the Shot, these little books are all the beginning filmmaker needs
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/8/2009
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|What is Editing?|
|What is an Edit? Transitions Between Shots|
|What Types of Edits are there?|
|When to make the Cut? For reasons of|
|The Five Most Common Edit Categories|
|The Action Edit (continuity)|
|Screen Position Edit (screen direction, directing the eye)|
|Form Edit (match cut or match dissolve)|
|Concept Edit (use of symbolism/themes to underline action/meaning)|
|Combined Edit (several categories combined in one transition)|
|The Editor?s Challenge: How to Handle Difficult Footage|
|Scenarios where Film Language and Shooting-For-Editing got mixed up during production and how the editor might save the day in post|