The Importance of Narrative Ellipsis For Editors

Jun 08, 2020

Written By Parker Mott | Twitter: @parkermott

 

Martin Scorsese famously said, “Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out”. However, narrative ellipsis- the subject of this article- primarily concerns “what’s out”. What filmmakers and editors choose to leave out of their film is equally as important as what they choose to keep. Actually, it may even be more important....

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Cobra Kai's Editor Zack Arnold on the Secrets of His Editing

Jun 01, 2020
 

 

 

During the COVID 19 quarantine, at Filmmaker U, we decided to launch a live talk series.  This series will bring in experts from the industry to discuss their work and to answer people's questions. To take part in upcoming events, join us on Facebook Live or Youtube Live Fridays at 2 PM EST | 11 AM PST.

Cobra Kai

Youtube's Cobra Kai focuses on Danny LaRusso Jonny Lawrence's martial arts rivalry 30...

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The Most Challenging Scene to Edit in Parasite: An Interview With Oscar Jinmo Yang

Feb 04, 2020

 

 

Jinmo Yang has been editing for ten years, and in that time he's established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of film editing. He's become South Korea's premiere editor, working on some of the most internationally successful films coming out of that industry. Yang's work includes the phenomenal Train to Busan, Okja, and of course Bong Joon Ho's Parasite, for which he is nominated for the Editing Oscar.

His...

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What a Master Editor Expects From His Assistants

Jul 30, 2019

 

 

One of the best ways to become a film editor is the traditional route of working your way up through the assistant ranks. Roles as an assistant under the tutelage of a master editor are highly coveted, so what are the editors who have achieved success looking for in young assistants? Brian Kates, ACE, Emmy award-winning editor for Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, took a break from shooting his masters class with us to reveal what he...

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Sound Design Begins With You!

Jul 16, 2019

 

 

Posted with permission of Aotg.com

Click here to learn sound design from Oscar-Winning Designer Eugene Gearty, MPSE

Written by Michael Cardillo | Michaelcardillo.com@michaelaudio

Some people say I am a sound designer. But am I? Really? Do I bring my sound expertise to each step of the creative process? Unfortunately, more often than not, I am brought in at the end of a video project to “do my thing” after all...

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