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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.
September 28, 2015, 5:54 am
In virtual reality, you are at the center of every story. Saschka Unseld, head of Oculus Story Studio, wants to keep you there, experiencing virtual worlds directly, with characters who interact with you in real time. You read a book and you watch a film, but in virtual reality, you experience a story.
September 23, 2015, 9:33 am
Feeling stumped? Everyone suffers from creative block now and then. Question is, how do you overcome it? We came across this brilliant infographic, which shares 21 top tips and tricks to help inspire you.
September 11, 2015, 4:13 pm
A lot of Pixar films come packaged with a quasi-humanist narrative hook that enables the public digestion of their work. Viewers nodded thoughtfully over WALL-E’s depiction of a future earth choked by the refuse of big-box retail, and of a human race infantilized and rendered obese by mindless consumption, while Brave was the first Pixar film to feature a female protagonist...
September 10, 2015, 7:58 am
We love docs! Neil Berkeley, director of Beauty is Embarrassing (2012) and Harmontown (2014), joins Timmie and Ryan to talk about the documentary form. Tune in to hear their take on the subject, and some personal favorite picks!
August 27, 2015, 6:37 am
Story is the most important part of any video. Great story trumps great visuals, amazing audio or an intricate edit every time. As a photographer, you’ve been a visual storyteller for as long as you’ve captured still images so I’m not gonna waste your time on how to craft visual content that tells a compelling story designed to change the viewers mind.
August 23, 2015, 10:39 am
Acclaimed film editor William Goldenberg, ACE (Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, The Imitation Game) will be the honorary guest at the Netherlands association of Cinema Editors' Annual International Masterclass, to be held in Utrecht during the Netherlands Film Festival on September 26th, 2015. Tickets are available via www.cinemaeditors.nl.
Joe Walker joins Gordon to discuss the editing of Denis Villeneuve's film Arrival. They focus on Time and manipulating t ...
Gordon sits down with Steven Rosenblum to discuss the editing of Birth of a Nation. They talk about lack of footage and how t ...
Gordon sits down with Zack Arnold, founder of FitnessinPost.com, about his new project, Optimize Yourself. This new program i ...
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