Editing Bite-Size Course Syllabus

FROM WASP TO STILL ALICE

Part 1 : LEARNING THE LANGUAGE AND MAKING SHORTS

Intro

Statistics vs mayonnaise-The Alchemy of Editing

Wasp and point of view, how to recognise a director

Machination and how to meet that director

The Most Beautiful Man In the World or how to build the attraction through point of view

Chaplin and the Sunrise of visual cinema

Clint Eastwood and the establishment of the laws of editing

Peckinpah and the psychedelic perversion of the law

The Conversation or fail, fail ,fail and fail again better

Recognising your fathers and the priorities of editing- Walter Murch and the blinks

Part 2 : THE TIME STRUCTURE (GROWING LONGER)

Red Road and how to begin conceptualising

The fiction of documentary

When not to cut and the music of flamingoes

Fish Tank and when the film starts to dance

How to manage an ending

Part 3 : HOW TO CHANGE A CUT (practical study with Avid)

Axolotl or how to approach a recut

Recognising problems in a cut

How to try and solve them in another

How I found the time structure is paramount

Priorities, actors and audience management : the maths of editing

Part 4 and 5 : Building Still Alice (practical study with Avid)

How to read a script

Watching/selecting the rushes- no escape

Pick ups and the responsibility of editors during the shoot

The dos and don’ts of assembling

The assistant as your best ally-how to organise a project

How to watch the assembly- keep away from windows

Bondage and changing cuts – it’s a process

How to deal with producers and financiers

Test screenings and how to learn from the audience

Music- from temp to score

Sound – how far to go with temp sound and the role of the editor in sound post

VFX, Online and the role of the editor during grade and picture finish

Is editing a technical skill and conclusion

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