Continuity Editing

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Editing for Narrative : 

Editing for Narrative Tuesday 15th September 2009

DzigaVertov : 

DzigaVertov I am Kino-eye. I am builder. I have placed you in an extraordinary room which did not exist until just now when I created it. In this room there are tweleve walls, shot by me in various parts of the world. In bringing together shots of walls and details, I’ve managed to arrange them in an order that is pleasing.

Continuity editing : 

Continuity editing From the birth of editing, filmmakers had an appreciation of how editing can affect narrative They realised that editing was essential for maintaining narrative continuity

Continuity Editing : 

Continuity Editing The basic purpose of the continuity system is to create a smooth flow from shot to shot so that the scene makes sense. An example of non-continuous editing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJCdvh53lpY

Continuity Editing : 

Continuity Editing Key ways continuity is maintained: Figures are balanced Figures are symmetrically positioned Lighting remains constant Action remains mainly in the centre of the frame

The 180° Rule : 

The 180° Rule

Slide 7: 

The Axis of Action The Centre Line The 180° Line The 180° system ensures that relative positions in the frame remain consistent.

Slide 9: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ducKZhz7iUk TASK: Watch this clip and sketch out a birds eye view of this scene, featuring the three main characters

The 30° Rule : 

The 30° Rule The camera should move at least 30° between each shot of the same subject

Shot-reverse-shot : 

Shot-reverse-shot Adheres to both rules perfectly… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chAUgK4bwJo

DzigaVertov : 

DzigaVertov I am Kino-eye. I am builder. I have placed you in an extraordinary room which did not exist until just now when I created it. In this room there are tweleve walls, shot by me in various parts of the world. In bringing together shots of walls and details, I’ve managed to arrange them in an order that is pleasing.

Omnipresence : 

Omnipresence Editing gives us the power to move from one spot to any other instantly. Editing allows the filmmaker to join two separate places together

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Most of the time, filmmakers use continuity editing to make sure viewers have a firm idea of the filmic space. However, sometimes filmmakers abuse the continuity editing system http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6Bjt0Z0psY

The Kuleshov Effect : 

The Kuleshov Effect When establishing shots are removed, and the filmic space is established through medium shots of parts that make up the whole space. Lev Kuleshov http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grCPqoFwp5k&feature=PlayList&p=448650A87763A882&index=37

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