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October 6, 2010, 12:17 pm
September 27, 2010, 1:46 pm
An analysis of 2 scenes from the episode, "Maidenform", from the AMC show, Mad Men, in study of their editorial qualities. Check out the full post at: <a href="http://coldpost.tv/scene-breakdown-mad-men-maidenform/657/" >http://coldpost.tv/scene-breakdown-mad-men-maidenform/657/</a>
September 21, 2010, 2:56 pm
Assistant Editor, Producer, VFX Editor Dale Gagne writes about some of the attributes required by an assistant editor. And it's no small task - Dale begins: "Communication, organization, management, diplomacy, and technical capability. Mastery of these skills are key to understanding the job of a 1st assistant editor. "...
September 20, 2010, 9:30 pm
There appears to be a serious debate in the editing world, about the importance of education and assistant editors. It seems with the lowering price of computers, and easily obtainable editing programs such as Adobe’s Premier Pro and Apple’s Final Cut Pro, there are many editors that are now self taught. However, does this mean the lack of education and the lack of time spent assisting can hamper your ability as an editor?
September 13, 2010, 10:38 am
Second part of my breakdown on the interrogation scene from The Dark Knight.
September 8, 2010, 4:26 pm
One of my colleagues is off helping to turn Harry Potter 7 (Part 1) into 3D, and needless to say it made me want to have a Harry Potter marathon. So, thanks to this blog I’m able to find a better excuse to indulge my movie watching cravings... At the same time, we can look at the popular movies to see if we can learn reasons why they are so popular, and why the craft of editing helps to make viewers escape from reality and believe in magic (among other things). For the Harry Potter series in particular, I find that a certain kind of pacing is a strong theme that is used successfully.
September 7, 2010, 11:05 am
Using advanced functional imaging methods, New York University neuroscientists have found that certain motion pictures can exert considerable control over brain activity. Moreover, the impact of films varies according to movie content, editing, and directing style. Because the study, which appears in Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, offers a quantitative neuroscientific assessment of the impact of different styles of filmmaking on viewers' brains, it may serve as a valuable...
Tom Cross and Gordon Burkell sit down to discuss the editing of Hostiles and how to work with footage to affect the pacing an ...
Gordon Burkell interviews Paul Machliss about timing and editing Baby Driver.
Gordon Burkell interviews Kenneth Branagh and Patrick Doyle about composing music and specifically composing the song Never F ...
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