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Technique of Film and Video Editing : History, Theory, and Practice - by Ken Dancyger (Paperback)

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This updated sixth edition of The Technique of Film and Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound. Ken Dancyger puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practice across a range of genres, including action, comedy, drama, documentary and experimental forms, featuring analysis of dozens of classic and contemporary films.

This new sixth edition includes new chapters on the influence of other media on the editing form, on the importance of surprise in editing, on the contributions of Robert Altman to the art of editing and on the experimental documentary. This edition also includes expanded coverage in technology, creative sound, point of view, and the long take. New case studies explore Whiplash (2014), Room (2015), Lincoln (2012), Tangerine (2015), The Beaches of Agnès (2008), American Sniper (2014), Son of Saul (2015), The Revenant (2015), and many more.

Number of Pages: 488
Genre: Performing Arts, Art
Sub-Genre: Film, Film & Video
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Book theme: General
Author: Ken Dancyger
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2018
TCIN: 53524735
UPC: 9781138628403
Item Number (DPCI): 248-77-9601
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