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On film editing : an introduction to the art of film construction

Author: Edward Dmytryk
Publisher: Boston ; London : Focal Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Renowned director Edward Dmytryk, who began his Hollywood career as a film editor, contends that many technicians and professionals on the film crew--from the cameraman and his assistants to the producer and director--must understand film editing to produce a truly polished work. In this book he explains in layman's terms the principles of film editing, using examples and anecdotes from almost five decades in the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Dmytryk
ISBN: 0240517385 9780240517384
OCLC Number: 10483510
Description: x, 148 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Titles and definitions --
Who cuts the film? --
Smooth cutting--the ideal --
The cutter begins --
You've got to have a reason --
The action cut--and what makes it work --
Keep it fresh and fast with the overlap --
Trying a little harder --
Cutting dialogue --
The reaction is what really counts --
If you can't make it smooth, make it right --
Knowing your audience --
Dissolves: why, how, and if --
Editing--simple and pure --
More of the same --
Rescuing the actor --
Where it all began--the montage.
Responsibility: Edward Dmytryk.
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Explains the principles of film editing, using examples and anecdotes. This book contends that many technicians and professionals on the film crew - from the cameraman and his assistants to the  Read more...

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