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Cutting rhythms : shaping the film edit

Cutting rhythms : shaping the film edit

Author: Karen Pearlman
Publisher: Oxford : Focal, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Pearlman
ISBN: 9780240810140 0240810147
OCLC Number: 280390925
Description: pages cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Rhythmic IntuitionChapter 2. Editing as ChoreographyChapter 3. Timing, Pacing and Trajectory PhrasingChapter 4. Tension, Release and SynchronisationChapter 5. Physical, Emotional and Event RhythmChapter 6. Physical RhythmChapter 7. Emotional Rhythm Chapter 8. Event Rhythm Chapter 9. Montage and DecoupageChapter 10. Common ScenesChapter 11. DevicesChapter 12. Conclusion Index and Bibliography
Responsibility: by Karen Pearlman.


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"A pioneering effort to capture lighting in a bottle. The most powerful aspect of the craft is also toughest to explain. Pearlman's introduction of dance and movement theory is impressively leveraged Read more...

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