In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing, 2nd Edition

In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing, 2nd Edition Author Walter Murch
ISBN-10 1879505622
ISBN-13 9781879505629
Year 2001-08-01
Pages 146
Language English
Publisher Silman-James Press
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In the Blink of an Eye is celebrated film editor Walter Murch s vivid multifaceted thought provoking essay on film editing Starting with what might be the most basic editing question Why do cuts work Murch treats the reader to a wonderful ride through the aesthetics and practical concerns of cutting film Along the way he offers his unique insights on such subjects as continuity and discontinuity in editing dreaming and reality criteria for a good cut the blink of the eye as an emotional cue digital editing and much more In this second edition Murch reconsiders and completely revises his popular first edition s lengthy meditation on digital editing which accounts for a third of the book s pages in light of the technological changes that have taken place in the six years since its publication

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