I have been playing around with Final-Cut-Pro to learn which transitions are wipes and dissolves for future use. I have started to get a better understanding how transitions work and I have learned how I can change the direction of a wipe from right or left and even up and down also the duration of … More Transitions – fades, dissolves and wipes.
This movie was made in 1975 and I recall seeing it at the cinema when it was first released. Watching the movie today, although now lacks the shock through knowledge still retains it’s power and pure brilliance. Watching the movie now as a student film-maker I notice the clever cuts for example the scene … More Jaws Directed by Stephen Speilberg
I have looked at some examples of how editing has been used to contract or expand time in movies. My first example I found was in a Japanese film called Pandemonium by the Director Toshio Matsumato this is the link to the movie on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeTxQHWlQOc 00:02:37 into the movie we have a scene … More Contracted and expanded time in movies
Death on the Nile. Following up on my Tutor’s recommendation to watch movies that are very familiar to me to analyze their editing sound and image, the first motion-picture I chose to watch is my wife’s favorite, ‘Death on the Nile’, I have seen many times. Made in 1978, starring Peter Ustinov and Director of … More Death on the Nile
https://vimeo.com/221274250 Film-makers have use various methods to extend time the most obvious is slow-motion and in the example suggested in my course work a mixture of slow-motion and shots from different camera angles and edited to overlap in the timeline to stretch out the moment in to a longer sequence. In this YouTube link from … More Project Film – Extending time