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Murch came to editing after being a sound editor, and he expounds on the use of music and sound in movies.
I highly recommend this book to photographers, filmmakers, and any other creative people where editing is an essential part of the creative process.
The result is one of the greatest series of extended conversations on film since Truffaut's interviews with Hitchcock.
Thanks to Michael Ondaatje and God bless his interlocutor) This book'd be very useful for those who works as an editor. Read morePublished 1 month 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 11 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 12 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 17 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 22 months ago 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
Look at the 4 or 5 star reviews, which seem about right. Not a technical book about editing--there are tons of books on that--but a few gems do stand out, like Coppola's occasional... Read morePublished on April 27, 2010 by M. PICKARD-FISHMAN