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    A film editor organizes the various shots obtained by the director into sequence in order to tell the director and writer’s story. In early film, editors would work with raw film combining the many shots into sequences resulting in motion pictures. Today’s editors have the advantage of digital film and editing software such as Adobe Premiere. Editing does not end at sequencing the shots. The editor must add the sound to the sequences of shots. The editor will add recorded dialogue, and accompanying music. Editors are also responsible for many special effects utilizing techniques like multiple exposure. The editor is one of the greatest combinations of art and skill. The editor delivers the message of the director and screenwriter. With the increasing use of special effects, the amount of post-production only grows. Film editors are responsible for every major motion picture ever consumed.…

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    Movie editing is defined as “the art, technique, and practice of assembling shots into a coherent sequence” on Wikipedia. While actors and directors gain fame and fortune from feature films, the editors get little recognition for their hard work that makes movie exciting. Without these editors, movies would be a dull, never-ending scene with a lot dead space. Editors are able to craft a film to evoke any emotions that they want, simply by changing the timing of the shot. Film editing is almost…

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    The concept of video editing is introduced by Clive Thompson in his chapter The New Literacies. Where Thompson discusses moving image -video- as a literacy that has evolved “into a flexible format for communication, a way to speak one’s ideas to the world” (Thompson 98). The accessibility of cameras allows for video editing to be more convenient for individuals. Cameras have evolved into devices which allow individuals to express their ideas and overcome obstacles through video editing; in order…

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    Editing Reflection: Comparing and Contrasting Experiences Discussion This editing assignment has taught me a lot about my own quality of writing. It was very interesting to edit one of my classmates’ papers, to get a sense of what their writing style is like and learn about my own writing style, through comparing and contrasting our papers: what works, and what aspects need adjusting in future papers. I recognized the importance of headings and simple APA components, as it makes it that much…

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    INTRODUCTION. While filmmaking is a collaborative enterprise, editing is the foundation of film art. All the other departments of filmmaking; screenwriting, directing, cinematography, music and sound, production design and acting, all exist to be brought together in the cutting room. Film is collaborative, only for the edit. Pre-production and production give the editor; the necessary pieces of the puzzle they need to make the film. The editor works with the footage, the sound and…

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    my paper on the career in film, movie editing. I found that I have a knack for editing and quite enjoy it. A film editor is a person who takes unneeded snippets of film, removes it, and puts them together in a specific order to create a finished product. Going through the footage once the filming is done, selecting the scenes, and putting them in an specific order to tell the story in a way that the audience is entertained and understands the point you are trying to get across is another thing…

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    Looking at ken Dancyger: The Technique of Film Video editing history and practice the author explains the evolution of editing from the earliest two wheelers in 1895 via breakthrough Artists like DW Griffiths and Russian Directors such as Sergei Eisenstein. Through a series of practical experiments film developed its own language. A mentionable fact about that in 30 years the basic of editing were formed. Components we see today as essential for editing for example continuity and screen…

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    Editing is one of the basic foundations of a film. It was, at one point, taking every shot filmed on location, and putting them all together in a way so that the film makes sense. Nowadays, the editor may also add special effects or background music, in addition to selecting and combining the scenes. There are several major techniques of editing, including thematic montages, sequences shots and various types of cutting, such as classic, abstract, and continuity. In Now You See Me, all editing…

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    Amidst a sea of political propaganda in Russia, arose a man who would forever revolutionize film editing, a man named Sergei Eisenstein. Eisenstein recognized five unique styles of editing, and named them the Metric Montage, Rhythmic Montage, Tonal Montage, Overtonal Montage, and Intellectual Montage. To this day, he has inspired many filmmakers with his montage theories, especially those of the early music video industry. One music video in particular, Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "Two Tribes…

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    Editing is one of the most unappreciated aspects of films. Many people don’t know who the editors are on their favorite movies. Even though editing is the glue that holds a movie together. Editing possesses the ability to make a movie good or bad. In cases like Batman vs Superman for instance, editing can be a major flaw, whereas in Mad Max:Fury Road it can be a major strength. In North By Northwest, the editing is a major strength of the film. Hitchcock uses editing to manipulate the viewer’s…

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