film langauge introduction to editing

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Film Studies, WJEC, FM1, Micro Analysis, Editing


  • 1. FILM LANGUAGEEditing

2. Editing Sequences the shots into something thatmakes sense for the audience, in terms oftime and space. Most common editing technique in use todayis called Continuity Editing 3. Continuity Editing Makes sense of the spatial (space)relationships Progresses events Shows reactions to previous actions Allows the film to shift through time Gives the film rhythm Calls the audiences attention to significantobjects / characters / events in the narrative 4. Continuity EditingMaking Sense of Space 5. Spatial Relationships The Establishing Shot All edits should be motivated Action / Reaction Eye-Line Match 180 degree rule Shot Reverse Shot Match on Action Diegetic Sound 6. The Establishing Shot 7. The Eyeline Match 8. 180 Degree Rule 9. Shot 10. Reverse Shot 11. Match on Action 12. Continuity EditingMaking Sense of Time 13. Time Relationships Fade In / Out Ellipsis Slow Motion Parallel Editing Flash Back 14. Parallel Editing 15. Fooling the AudienceSilence of the Lambs 16. Bullet Time (Slow Motion) 17. Cutting Speed 18. PSYCHOIn this sequence, note where and when theediting changes pace and to what effect. 19. Style 20. Editing Styles Straight cut Fade out Dissolve Wipe Jump cut 21. Transition Style 22. The Star Wars Wipe 23. Spuds Interview 24. ANOTHER STYLE OFEDITING IS CALLED 25. Montage EditingUsed to show a passing of long periods oftime and progression of a character orrelationship. 26. Montage Sequence 27. Soviet Montage...montage is an idea that arises from thecollision of independent shots Eisenstein 28. Battleship Potemkin (1925)Eisenstein 29. GRAPHIC MATCH 30. Example 1 31. Example 2 32. Graphic Match 33. Editing Controls TextProgression: Picture relationships Rhythmic relationships Time relationships Space Relationships