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Film Editing Theory and Practice By Christopher Reed

Film Editing Theory and Practice by Christopher Reed

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Designed for the novice or for a course in film editing, the book is the perfect introductory text. It covers the latest version of Final Cut Express, contains structured exercises, and uses video clips on the companion DVD, to allow the reader to apply the lessons of the book in clear and entertaining ways.

Film Editing Theory and Practice Summary

Film Editing Theory and Practice by Christopher Reed

Designed for the novice or for a course in film editing, the book is the perfect introductory text. Editing is the art of using the building blocks supplied by the writer and director to create a structurally sound and brilliant piece of cinematic dazzle. As the word is to the sentence, so the shot is to the scene, and the editor must write coherently. This book teaches the aspiring editor how to speak the inspiring language of images. For projects, it covers the latest version of Final Cut Express, contains structured exercises, and uses video clips on the companion DVD, to allow the reader to apply the lessons of the book in clear and entertaining ways. Solutions to exercises and PowerPoint slides are available to instructors.

About Christopher Reed

Christopher Llewellyn Reed holds an M.F.A. from the Graduate Film Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. For the better part of the last 20 years he has worked as an educator and a filmmaker and has worked on numerous award-winning films as a director, cinematographer, and editor. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Film/Video/Theatre at Stevenson University(MD).

Table of Contents

  • Part I.
  • 1) History of Film Editing
  • 2) Different Editing Aesthetics
  • 3) How Genre Affects Editing
  • 4) Narrative (Fiction) vs. Documentary
  • 5) Features vs. Shorts
  • Part II. Final Cut Express
  • 6) A Brief History of NLE Systems; MAC vs. PC; FCP vs. FCE
  • 7) Basic Interface of Final Cut Express
  • 8) Understanding the Different Tools
  • 9) Effects and Advanced Techniques; LiveType
  • 10) Understanding Format; Outputting/Exporting
  • 11) Why is Kuleshov's Legacy Important?
  • 12) Sound Design
  • 13) Genre 1 - Comedy
  • 14) Genre 2 - Drama
  • 15) Genre 3- Thriller/Horror Film

Additional information

NPB9781936420100
9781936420100
1936420104
Film Editing Theory and Practice by Christopher Reed
New
Hardback
Mercury Learning & Information
2012-02-15
350
N/A
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