Adding sound and special effect
Cutting and pasting film.
Assembling from the ground up.
Enhancing the lead actor’s performance
Cutting out the bad parts
He invented the “Steinberg” editing system
Our perception of him depends on the adjacent shots
He was a childhood star in “Leave it to Beaver"
He edits CSI
He played for the rock band “The Who"
The 4 shots were gathered at different times and later pieced together
4 cameras all running simultaneously
He used a “helmet cam” on the linebacker and quarterback.
He moved quickly to gather all four shots in a 20 second time-frame
He shot 2 of the shots at the game, and 2 were still photographs.
When will this be over?
Where are we?
How did this happen?
Who is that?
Why should I watch?
Correct screen direction
Marriage of picture and sound
A slower pace
In the middle of the nail-striking motion
Just BEFORE he begins the motion to strike the nail.
Just AFTER her strikes the nail.
Either B or C would be correct.
Any of three options would be equally effective.
Opposing Forces dilemmas
Screen direction problems
Time Flow issues
Chop Block scenarios
Marriage of picture and sound issues
A technique for accomplishing “matched action.”
A device for facilitating proper screen direction.
An example of poor editing.
A good example of the “marriage of picture and sound”
A classic example of a “chop block.”
Most TV shows are shot in closed quarters
It’s less expensive to shoot close-ups
It shows human emotion better
Studies show viewers are fixated on teeth.
A Chop Block.
A Jump Cut.
Viewers won’t be able to see any scene “detail.”
Screen Direction Problems.
Time will seem to stand still.
Low angle shot
Eye level shot
High angle shot
To set up your shot before you begin recording
In the last shot of a sequence
In the first shot of a sequence
To follow a moving object
C or D
A & C
Objects that move away from the camera
Objects that move toward the camera
Objects that move left-to-right in front of the camera.
B & C
A & B
Zoom to add interest
Pan to add interest
Get as close as possible
Stay back and remain unobtrusive
B & D