Film Editing: History, Theory and Practice: Looking at the Invisible

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Manchester University Press, 2001 - Performing Arts - 347 pages
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The first-ever comprehensive examination of the film editor's craft from the beginning of cinema to the present day. Of all the film-making crafts, editing is the least understood. Using examples drawn from classic film texts, this book clarifies the editor's role and explains how the editing process maximises the effectiveness of the filmed material. Traces the development of editing from the primitive forms of early cinema through the upheavals caused by the advent of sound, to explore the challenges to convention that began in the 1960s and which continue into the twenty-first century. New digital technologies and the dominance of the moving image as an increasingly central part of everyday life have produced a radical rewriting of the rules of audio-visual address. It is not a technical treatise; instructive and accessible, this historically-based insight into filmmaking practice will prove invaluable to students of film and also appeal to a much wider readership.
  

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Contents

Foundations
5
Developing forms
38
Identification
58
Patterns of visibility
81
Points of view
105
Consolidating invisibility
119
The eye of the beholder
134
Variations on a theme
157
The last silents
203
Sounds promising
223
Talking pictures
249
Dialogue
263
The final rewrite
284
Cinema and psychology
299
Beyond invisibility
314
Copyright

Revolutionary cinema
178

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About the author (2001)

Don Fairservice is an award-winning freelance film editor who has taught at the National Film and Television School and the Northern School of Film and Television in Leeds.

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