On Film Editing has ratings and 16 reviews. James said: The first chapters of this book are nauseating. On and on about how important an editor is (w. On Film Editing. by Edward Dmytryk. Publisher: Focal Press. Release Date: November ISBN: View table of contents. Start reading. 25 Apr Edward Dmytryk was a film director who was amongst the Hollywood Ten, a group of blacklisted film industry professionals who served time in.

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Book Description On Film Editing explains, in simple terms, the principles of film editing, using examples and anecdotes. Keep It Fresh and Fast with the Overlap 8. Want to Read saving…. In order to maintain fluidity in a film, cuts must be as precise as possible — especially in action films where two shots will be fast-paced and must be perfectly timed. These rules are an excellent resource for New York Film Academy students in our digital editing programs. Apr 18, Eden Bailey rated it really liked it.

Kusen Dony rated it really liked it Apr 23, He gives specific examples from his films, and even if you haven’t seen them, it still makes sense. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Camps for Teens Camps for Kids.

To ask other readers questions about On Film Editingplease sign up. While that’s not my biggest purpose with film editing, it has a helpful ending when it comes to editing scripts.

Sometimes that will actually require removal edditing frames, but it does wonders for flow.

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Dmytryk understood that a film must cater to its audience. John rated it really liked it Feb 11, Never make a cut without a positive reason. Who Ecward the Film? Written in an informal “how-to-do-it” style, renowned director Edward Dmytyrk shares his expertise and experience in film editing in an anecdotal and philosophical way.

The Cutter Begins 5. I say ‘dated’ because Dmytryk goes into the process of hand-cutting a movie on a Moviola, but if you’re reading this then you’re most likely a filmmaker of some sort and you should be interested in how hard this shit used to be. It covers some fine points about editing, and although his ego is a bit much, my impression is that Dmytryk is in fact a terrific editor. Jan 30, VampireNovelFan rated it really liked it Shelves: Why How and Editint.

Published November 2nd by Focal Press first published January 1st On Film Editing explains, in simple terms, the principles of film editing, using examples and anecdotes. He’s summoned up and condensed previous authors into his own philosophy. The editor must have plenty of film to work with when deciding where to make that pivotal cut. Other editions – View all On Film Editing: Trying a Little Dditing 9.

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Refresh and try again. In On Film Editing, Dmytryk On Film Editing by Edward Dmytryk. Semih Ozkoseoglu rated it really liked it Mar 24, The first chapters of this book are nauseating. Lists with This Book.

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While a bit dated, I liked that it was such a resourceful book that you could practically fit into your pocket. Regardless, what he explains are the core basics of story telling, manipulation of performance and juxtaposition.

In On Film Editing, Dmytryk contends that many technicians and professionals on the film crew– pn the cameraman and his assistants to the producer and director– must understand film editing to produce a truly polished work. Here, classical Hollywood legend Edward Dmytryk gives us theory to back up his editing techniques.

In On Film Editing, Dmytryk I am going to reread this one soon and jot down notes from it as I am sure I will refer to them even years from now. But you may not know that before directing films, Dmytryk was a film editor. Nicole Turney rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Contents 1 Titles and Definitions. I didn’t really get a lot out of his examples from scripts, but I suspect that’s because it’s hard to translate to the written word.