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Visual comm 1300 3-12-09 Editing represents a change in continuity 1. Enables viewer to derive a sense of a coherent space, time continuum from a series of fragmentary images 2. Is this a grammar, specific rules of editing to help viewers understand? a. Take a page full of words, jumble them up, it loses meaning b. Grammar helps create meaning, clears up ambiguities, prevents misunderstanding c. There is a way to structuring a film to tell a story 3. One scholar argues that it is impossible to be ungrammatical in film, this suggests that no matter how you edit the film, we will still understand – wrong! a. It is the difference between good movie and a bad movie 4. Ways of editing a. Change in point of view i. It makes viewer feels like an invisible observer ii. Camera shifts within a single scene 1. Edits (riding in cars with boys)
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Continuous camera with no editing (the player, snake eyes) a. Camera work/editing which makes us feel like the invisible observer iii. Camera work which creates intimacy or involvement with viewer (husbands and wives) 1. Almost subjective, camera work is mimicing the emtion of the characters 2. Camera is telling you how the characters are feeling 3. iv. Subjective camera work in which the viewer sees world from point of view of another person (Titanic) 1. Theres a 180 degree rule, you can only stay on one side of the scene b. Chiange in time c. Change in location d. Change in time and location e. Change in reality such as a dream, flashback, or hallucination f. Change of emphasis.viewer involvement g. Indicator of thoughts and emotions 5....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course COMM 1300 taught by Professor Scherer,c. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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