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Cutting rhythms : shaping the film edit

Author: Karen Pearlman
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press/Elsevier, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How does a film editor make decisions about where and when to cut in order to make a film 'feel right'? Generally speaking, the answer is, 'it's intuitive', which is accurate but leaves one wanting to know more. Cutting Rhythms breaks down the definition of intuition to find that, even if rhythmic thinking is intuitive thinking, we can still say more than we 'just know'. This book offers possibilities rather than  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Pearlman
ISBN: 9780240810140 0240810147
OCLC Number: 255903250
Description: xxix, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rhythmic intuition --
Editing as choreography --
Timing, pacing, and trajectory phrasing --
Tension, release, and synchronisation --
Physical, emotional, and event rhythms --
Physical rhythm --
Emotional rhythm --
Event rhythm --
Style --
Devices --
Common scenes.
Responsibility: Karen Pearlman.

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Rhythm is a fundamental tool of the film editor; when a filmmaker adjust the length of shots in relation to one another, he or she affects the entire pace, structure, and mood of the film. This book  Read more...

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