Film

Class 24: Montage, Genre

Montage Most of the editing techniques we have discussed in previous classes are associated with the continuity style of editing, best demonstrated by Hollywood films of the 1920s-1960s, a period called the Classical Hollywood Cinema. While Hollywood has been influenced since the 1960s by foreign cinema movements (the French New Wave), television, and improved technology, … Continue reading

Film

Class 23: Editing

By the end of today’s class you should have a familiarity with and understanding of a set of terms and concepts related to film (and video) editing. Editing includes specific techniques (e.g., the jump cut, the eye-line match), and editing styles (the continuity system, montage). The page “Why Editing Works“,  from UC Berkeley, is an … Continue reading