Grammar of the Edit / Edition 1by Roy Thompson
Pub. Date: 03/08/1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
If you want to be effective with editing, either in film or video, this book sets down, in a simple
It explains in simple terms, with the use of icons, the fundamental components of an edit. It lists, examines and explains the rules and working practices of post-production editing and has been meticulously class-tested, both in Europe and the Third World.
If you want to be effective with editing, either in film or video, this book sets down, in a simple uncomplicated way, the fundamental knowledge you will need to make a good edit between two shots. Intended primarily for the novice to the craft of editing, Grammar of the Edit is couched in basic, jargon-free, language, and illustrated by easy to follow diagrams.
Roy Thompson is a freelance producer/director and has frequently worked as a trainer for both the Television Training Center, Berlin and the Goethe Institute, Munich. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Africa, and Middle & Far Eastern countries
Table of ContentsWords and meanings
The Five Types of Edit
The General Practices
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