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October 16, 2015, 10:36 am
Director Danny Boyle filmed Steve Jobs in three different formats: 16mm, 35mm, and digital. That evolution of formats, Boyle says, is meant to show Jobs’ transformation from young computer rebel to the man behind the sleek and sexy Apple machines we know today.
October 13, 2015, 10:20 am
Fremont, CA - October 13, 2015 - Blackmagic Design today announced that numerous Blackmagic Design products, including digital film cameras, Fusion Studio visual effects and motion graphics software, DaVinci Resolve Studio color corrector and online editor and more, are being used to complete brand new and returning hit fall television shows.
October 7, 2015, 9:38 am
The graphic match (or “match cut”) is an extremely powerful transitional device in modern editing. Here, an idea is conveyed within a single assembly – a single cut. This cut’s intention is to skip forward or backward in time while a) maintaining a continuity of action and b) creating a metaphorical link between the images that bookend the cut. It can serve comedic, dramatic, or a purely ideological purpose. Let’s discuss the latter first as it represents the most original use of this cut.
September 30, 2015, 12:17 pm
In part one of this series, I suggested that the easiest way to learn how to cut was to watch as many films as possible and just start cutting something together. I personally believe it’s better to intuitively learn the art of the cut at a subconscious level rather than learn the theory first and then try to apply it so you can cut something that “feels right” rather than a more intellectual approach. Having said that, It’s also incredibly important to learn why a cut does or doesn’t work and for that we need to get into some theory.
September 28, 2015, 12:31 pm
It got me thinking about what the five best "punctuation marks" in film might look like. I wanted to assemble a video essay with a rapidfire list of nominees of great moments of editing-as-punctuation in film. But as I started putting it together, the project grew into a twofold piece: an analysis of and response to Schulz's article as well as an attempt to spur new insights about editing by examining it through the metaphor of punctuation.
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