Grammar of the Edit

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Focal Press, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 118 pages
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If you want to get to grips with the editing, either in film or video, this book sets down, in a simple uncomplicated way, the fundamental knowledge you will need to make a good edit between two shots.

Intended primarily for the novice to the craft of editing, Grammar of the Edit, is couched in basic, jargon-free, language, illustrated by easy to follow diagrams

The book:
* explains in simple terms the fundamental components of an edit
* lists, examines and explains the conventions and working practices of post-production editing
* has been extensively class-tested, both in Europe and in developing countries

Roy Thompson is a freelance producer/director and has frequently worked as a trainer for both the Television Training Centre, Berlin and the Goethe Institut, Munich. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Africa, and Middle & Far Eastern countries.

*Gain a comprehensive understanding of editing in both TV and video

*Easy jargon free step-by-step guide to making a good edit between two shots

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