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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