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Focal Press Book: The Technique of Film and Video Editing History, Theory, and Practice, Fourth Edition by Ken Dancyger

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Focal Press Book: The Technique of Film and Video Editing,4th edition


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The Technique of Film & Video Editing, 4th Edition provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound.

Analyses of photographs from dozens of classic and contemporary films and videos provide a sound basis for the professional filmmaker and student editor. This book puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practice.

This edition has been updated to include the latest advances in digital video and nonlinear editing and explores the trend of documentary as mainstream entertainment, using films such as "Fahrenheit 9/11" and "The Fog of War" as examples.

Readership: Film students; professional filmmakers

About the Author: Ken Dancyger Professor of Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University is the author of numerous books on screenwriting, editing and production.

Learn how to strengthen your story and engage your audience through the editing process
Examples, analysis, and film stills from great movies
Includes a chapter on the impact of documentaries
Subject Advanced Videography
Author Ken Dancyger
Edition Fourth
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 512
Dimensions 6 x 9.25" (150 x 235 mm)
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 978-0-240-80765-2
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published November 2006
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