Grammar of the edit / Christopher J. Bowen, Roy Thompson

رقم التسجيلة 6636
نوع المادة book
ردمك 9780240526003
رقم الطلب


شخص Thompson, Roy

العنوان Grammar of the edit / Christopher J. Bowen, Roy Thompson
بيان الطبعة 3. ed
بيانات النشر New York: Focal Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
الوصف المادي xiii, 270. p

Revised edition of: Grammar of the edit / Roy Thompson, Christopher J. Bowen. 2009 Includes index

المحتويات / النص

Chapter One - Editing Basics A Very Brief History of Film Editing What Factors may Affect Your Editing Choices? The Tools Project Type and Genre Degree of Audience Manipulation The Basic Edit Transitions Stages of the Editing Process Chapter One - Review Chapter One - Exercises & Projects Chapter One - Quiz Yourself Chapter Two - Understanding the Visual Material Basic Shot Types Shot Descriptions Shot Categories - Increasing Complexity of Images Simple Shots Complex Shots Developing Shots Selecting the Best Shots What Could Make or Break a Shot? Criteria for Assessment Focus Audio Quality Exposure and Color Temperature Framing and Composition Screen Direction 180 Degree Rule/Axis of Action 30 Degree Rule Matching Angles Matching Eye-line Continuity of Action Continuity of Dialogue Performance Be Familiar with All of the Footage So How Does All of This Help You? Chapter Two - Review Chapter Two - Exercises & Projects Chapter Two - Quiz Yourself Chapter Three-When to Cut and Why What Factors Lead to Making an Edit? Information Motivation Shot Composition Camera Angle Continuity Is There a Right or Wrong Reason for a Cut? Chapter Three - Review Chapter Three - Exercises & Projects Chapter Three - Quiz Yourself Chapter Four-Transitions and Edit Categories The Cut The Dissolve The Wipe The Fade The Five Major Categories of Edit Types The Action Edit The Screen Position Edit The Form Edit The Concept Edit The Combined Edit Does Everything Always Apply? Chapter Four-Review Chapter Four - Exercises & Projects Chapter Four-Quiz Yourself Chapter Five - Editing Terms and Topics Additional Editing Terms Sync Sound and Counting Time Montage Parallel Editing Multi-camera Editing Composite Editing Rendering Chromakey Video Resolution Additional Editing Topics Sound Color Correction Importing Still Images Digital Workflow Technology vs. Creativity Chapter Five - Review Chapter Five - Exercises & Projects Chapter Five - Quiz Yourself Chapter Six-Working Practices Chapter Six - Review Chapter Six - Exercises & Projects Chapter Six - Quiz Yourself Chapter Seven - Key Take-Aways for New Editors Sound and Vision are Partners A New Shot Should Contain New Information There Should Be a Reason for Every Edit Pacing Has a Purpose Observe the Action Line Select the Appropriate Form of Edit The Better the Edit, the Less it is Noticed Editing is Manipulation The Role of an Assistant Editor Editing is Creating In Conclusion Chapter Seven - Review Chapter Seven - Exercises & Projects Chapter Seven - Quiz Yourself


Learn the basic "grammar" of editing films and videos in Grammar of the Edit! This book shows you in no uncertain terms (independently of software) what you absolutely need to know to edit your video production. Whether you are just learning how to edit or you need a refresher, this book gives you a basic toolkit to understand the basic terms and the common practices of editing to help create a coherent and meaningful story or visual presentation. This book concentrates on where and how an edit is made and teaches you how to answer the simple question: 'What do I need to do in order to make a good edit between two shots?' Grammar of the Edit begins with an explanation of the basic rules of visual construction that will allow you to arrange your footage logically. The book takes you from the basic vocabulary of editing, to knowing when to cut (and why), to transitions, and finally to good working practices. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, each topic is covered succinctly and is accompanied by clear photographs and diagrams that illustrate the key concepts presented in the book. Simple, elegant, and easy to use, Grammar of the Edit is a staple of any filmmaker's library.

المواضيع Video tapes - Editing

شخص Bowen, Christopher J