Cutting rhythms : shaping the film edit. (Book, 2015) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Cutting rhythms : shaping the film edit.

Author: Karen Pearlman
Publisher: New York : Focal, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Pearlman
ISBN: 1138856517 9781138856516
OCLC Number: 908070832
Description: 280 pages
Contents: PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITIONPREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Rhythmic Intuition Intuitive Thinking Movement and Intuition Rhythm is Made of Movement Noticing Movement as Rhythm Feeling Movement's Rhythmic Potential Empathy with Movement: Experience, Body and Brain Being Rhythm & Thinking Rhythmically CHAPTER 2 Editing as Choreography Shifting the Discussion from Music toPulse Movement Phrases Why Bother with Phrasing?Phrasing Considerations CHAPTER 3 Timing, Pacing, and Trajectory Phrasing Timing Pacing Trajectory Phrasing CHAPTER 4 Tension, Release, and Synchronization Tension and Release Synchronization Case Study in Tension, Release, and Synchronization:Broadcast News CHAPTER 5 Physical, Emotional, and Event Rhythms Three Kinds of Movement Good Editing is Not Invisible CHAPTER 6 Physical Rhythm Re-choreographing Physical Storytelling Dancing Edits Singing the Rhythm Case Study: "Now" Scene from Thursday's Fictions CHAPTER 7 Emotional Rhythm Prepare, Action, Rest The Actor's Actions Beats Case Study: The Hours CHAPTER 8 Event Rhythm First ScenesDramatic QuestionsStructures as Event PatternsEnergy, Pace and Timing Creating Structure and Rhythm Simultaneously Real Events v. Fictional EventsReintegrating Rhythms Case Study: The Godfather Case Study: Goodfellas CHAPTER 9 Style Thematic Montage Continuity Cutting Points along the Spectrum from Thematic Montage to Continuity Cutting Collision Linkage Points along the Spectrum from Collision to Linkage Style Case Studies Contemporary Style: After the New Wave CHAPTER 10 DevicesParallel ActionParallel Action Case StudiesSlow MotionSlow Motion Case StudiesFast MotionTwo Quick Fast Motion Case StudiesCHAPTER 11 Editing & The Vulcan Mind MeldThe Mind MeldDecision MakingResponsive CreativityPower and HierarchyCHAPTER 12 Editing Thinking & Onscreen DraftingEditing ThinkingWhat is an Onscreen DraftWhy DraftRapid PrototypingEmbodied Decision Making
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"Karen's insights about the flow of story, emotion, image and sound have helped me at all stages of filmmaking, from onscreen drafting to fine cutting." - Genevieve Clay-Smith, multi-award winning Read more...

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