2017 - 2018

  Styles in Film Editing 2                                                                             
Yosef GrunfeldMexico - Arts119Tue1400-1600 Sem  2
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

The class objective is to take a close look at classical and current editing techniques in fiction, documentary and experimental film and video through watching scenes from a variety of films and the students’ work.

The main emphasis will be on the use of editing as a main tool in storytelling and the delivery of meaning in film while being the best way to keep the spectator interested and involved in the story.

Main issues that will be discussed: editing as the basis to cinematic grammar, using editing to build the world frame of the movie, editing as tension building tool, editing and cinematic time, the poetic film, modern aspects, association between sequences of shots, avoiding editing as concept, non-linearity, editing the documentary and relationship between truth and fiction, picture and sound relationship, picture in the service of sound.

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