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First Cut By Gabriella Oldham

First Cut by Gabriella Oldham

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Offers an opportunity to learn what film editing really is, and to learn from the source. Filled with animated anecdotes and detailed examples, and updated with a new preface, this book provides a treatment of both documentary and feature film editing.

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First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors by Gabriella Oldham

First Cut offers an opportunity to learn what film editing really is, and to learn from the source. Gabriella Oldham's interviews with twenty-three award-winning film editors give a full picture of the complex art and craft of editing a film. Filled with animated anecdotes and detailed examples, and updated with a new preface, this book provides a comprehensive treatment of both documentary and feature film editing.

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The real accomplishment of Oldham's book is her concentration on the psychology of editors rather than just their technical ingenuity ... Let's hope a third volume of this illuminating series will follow. -- Kevin Lewis Editors Guild Mag

About Gabriella Oldham

Gabriella Oldham is a freelance writer. Her books include First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors (UC Press), and Keaton's Silent Shorts. Harrison Engle is the award-winning director and producer of more than 80 films, including the documentaries The Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt and The LOST Kennedy Home Movies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Foreword Harrison Engle Preface to the 2012 Edition Introduction Being an Editor Sheldon Kahn Becoming an Editor Emily Paine Distilling the Documentary Tom Haneke Film as All the Arts Carol Littleton Flashback, Flashforward Harold F. Kress and Carl Kress The Essential Film Geof Bartz Telling Stories Tom Rolf Sparkling Life, Shaping People Paul Barnes Touching the Heart Anne V. Coates Maximizing the Moment Bill Pankow Percussive Editing Paul Hirsch Keeping the Beat Donn Cambern Seeing the Invisible Evan Lottman Remaining Versatile Peter C. Frank Good Stuff Never Changes John D. Dunning Subliminal Truths Ted Winterburn The Inner Voice Sidney Levin Drawing the Emotional Line Merle Worth The Supreme Collabotion Barry Malkin Diplomatic Takes Rudi Fehr Creating a Legacy Richard Marks Locking Up Alan Heim Appendix: Awards and Nominations References Index

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NPB9780520274679
9780520274679
0520274679
First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors by Gabriella Oldham
New
Paperback
University of California Press
20121105
440
N/A
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