It tempts me to watch a movie in slow-motion and see how many of these editing tricks I can spot.
As such, this is definitely a book to take a look at if you want to learn more about the process of sculpting and honing film, which is editing.
When we watch a film we are usually carried along with the story and not very conscious of what goes into capturing our attention.
Interesting book, but most of the pages are filled with movie stills describing the cut. I would have liked it to be more technical and word heavy than photo filled.Published 3 months ago by David Moriya
Very informative and simple to follow book with many great examples from popular films. The examples are in colour too which makes them look great.Published 9 months ago by Fayyaz A.
I bought this book for when I taught my first editing class. I was hoping it would give me some ideas for lessons. It's a decent beginners book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Good news
I have little experience with video editing. This book seems like a decent summary of common ways to put together different shots, that is, edit a movie. Read morePublished on July 28, 2012 by anonymous
the book tries to summaries all kinds of cuts into virtual categories, which hardly benefit you while working or trying to obtain a certain meaning from your editing. Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by Ramy Eman
This is a beautiful book! It must have taken a long time to gather all the info and pictures! Gael must have invested a whole lot of work into creating this book. Read morePublished on February 6, 2011 by Andika
This book arrived quickly from the seller and in perfect shape. It is a great resource for at home film editing.Published on January 10, 2011 by JnK