Focal Press Book: The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing (Paperback)

Focal Press Book: The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing (Paperback)

Focal Press Book: The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing (Paperback)

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  • Author: Chris Wadsworth
  • Paperback, 266 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: December 2015
  • 179 Color Illustrations
  • Introduction to the Craft of Editing
  • Provides 52 Media-Based Examples
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Authored by expert Chris Wadsworth, The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing from Focal Press is a tutorial-based introduction to the craft of editing. Today's process of media editing is fast and competitive, making this guide a necessity for anyone looking to break into the business. Here, Chris Wadsworth provides 52 media-based examples for you to put together, with the benefit of seeing what he did with those same exercises, giving you essential feedback to improve your technique and learn the tricks of the trade. Accessible and to the point, this book is suitable for anyone looking to learn both the art and technique of editing.

Examples from the world of film and TV that show how even the greatest directors employ the same techniques in their productions that are mentioned in this guide
A look at CVs and the right attitudes that will give you the best chance at breaking into the editing world
Intensive sections about the way music and sound editing can shape the entire production
A companion website featuring video and other media that you can edit on your own, each featuring examples of cuts and techniques discussed in the book as well as a discussion forum
Table of Contents
•Introduction to Shots
•Editing Shots Together
•Editing Dialogue
•The Long View
•Scene Construction
•Joining Scenes Together
•Working in Different Genres
•Sound
•Editing Music
•Stylized Scenes
•Video Manipulation
•Editorial Responsibility
•Timescales
•Projects
•The Final Days
•Last Bits of Advice
•In Conclusion
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Focal Press 9781138903371 specs

Subject Film and TV Editing
Author Chris Wadsworth
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Number of Pages 266
ISBN Number 9781138903371
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published December 2015
Edition 1st Edition

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