Nonlinear Editing: Storytelling, Aesthetics, and Craft

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Taylor & Francis, 2002 - 523 páginas
The art of editing in a nonlinear mode cannot be gleaned from software application manuals. This book is designed to convey the artistic considerations and techniques that both new and experienced editors need to employ in editing digital stock. Readers learn the importance of timing, emotion, and art in assembling a cohesive project that tells a story with the appropriate flow and pace. Each chapter features interviews with professionals and exercises relevant to the subject matter under discussion.

Nonlinear Editing is chock full of provocative ideas, insights, resources, tools, and exercises that will inspire you to making better decisions in the edit bay and in your career. For editors, directors, producers, and screenwriters.

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Chapter 1 Gathering the Editors Tools
19
Chapter 2 Planning the Process
73
Chapter 3 Giving Respect Where Respect Is Due
111
Chapter 4 Gathering Around the Campfire
147
Chapter 5 Overcoming Story Problems
167
Chapter 6 Tripping on Transitions
185
Chapter 7 Color and Composition
219
Chapter 8 Compositing and the Editor
265
Chapter 9 Dynamic Sound
295
Chapter 10 How Do I Break In?
345
Chapter 11 Clients and Chaos
387
Chapter 12 Conclusions and Continuity
411
Chapter 13 Useful Lists
445
Index
517
Color Plate Section
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Bryce Button is a co-owner and primary editor for Through Line Post, a renowned editing house located in Denver, Colorado. He has won numerous awards in the course of his 500+ editing projects. Bryce's specialty is documentary storytelling although he has edited films, commercials, and television programs throughout his career. International clients include Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Redford, Republic Pictures, NBC, ABC, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the BBC. Bryce is one of the premier Avid instructors in the US, having worked with Avid Media Composers since their beta days in 1988. He has written for DV and Computer Video magazines and is a regular lecturer at venues that include the DV Expo, the Rockport International Film School, and Moviola.

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