Directing Shots - RTF 15:05...

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RTF 15:05 Continuity Editing (Making editing appear invisible) 1. Shot Progression o LS->MS->CU 2. 180 axis rule  o Always shoot from one side of the action o Camera stays on one side of the axis line (Medium shot most used) 3. Shot/Reverse Shot 4. Match-action Cut 5. Glance-object cut o Character looks at something in distant; next shot is what character is  looking at o ALSO: Eyeline Match (holding eyelines between two characters) Principles of Hollywood Editing (From:  The Cutting Edge: The Magic Of Movie  Making 2004 ) (shit to shot; dissolving from scene to scene) Challenges to Hollywood’s Continuity Editing Soviet Silent Cinema o Key Term: Montage= creative editing Sergei Eisenstein(1899-1948) o Curious to know which way was the best to put films/shots together o Eisenstein influenced by Japanese Calligraphy E.g. bird + mouth= sing Eisenstein’s Theory of Dialectical Montage
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course RTF 305 taught by Professor Nasr during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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