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Walter Murch is a legend and Michael Ondaatje is superb as a writer.
I highly recommend this book to photographers, filmmakers, and any other creative people where editing is an essential part of the creative process.
Murch came to editing after being a sound editor, and he expounds on the use of music and sound in movies.
When you've got a great writer, Michael Ondaatje, and a compelling topic, movies, it's hard to miss. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Linda Leslie Johnson
Thanks to Michael Ondaatje and God bless his interlocutor) This book'd be very useful for those who works as an editor. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Katerina
Of all the books I have ordered about film, film making, cameras, story telling, etc, etc this one was the best. I was sad when I finished. Read morePublished 14 months ago by BdaSailor
both books from walter murch are great purchases, as a complement of in the blink of an eye will need to be in every film studentPublished 15 months ago by Esteban Alzate
I'll be brief..
The book is half Walter Murch insights and half another guy (forget his name but a book writer's insight) - the book writer guy more prompts Walter into... Read more
I highly recommend this book to photographers, filmmakers, and any other creative people where editing is an essential part of the creative process. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sylvia de Swaan
This book does a fine job of getting into Mr. Murch's head when he tackles editing. While there are a lot of unusual information and talk of interesting relationships between... Read morePublished on June 27, 2012 by John Erickson
If you like to read about the making of films, then you will love this book. It is fascinating reading as revealed in conversations between two great artists.Published on October 10, 2011 by Christopher Fryman
Do yourself a favor and read this book! I know zilch about film editing and am not a student of film, but the book looked interesting so I Kindled it, and I'm glad I did. Read morePublished on March 31, 2011 by John Murphy