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Week 7 - EditingMotion Picture Camera
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Always cut short
We'll save the picture in the editing"
- Editing maxims
Class Meeting #6
Monday, October 5
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
AB2 249

Reading Assignments
Understanding Movies, Chapter 4

Ron Whitaker, CyberCollege "Post-Production, Modules 50 - 59"
A detailed discussion of editing technique

Paul Neal Squires, "SOFIA, the Study of Film as Internet Application - Editing"
Another detailed discussion of editing technique

Robert Baird, "Startle and the Film Threat Scene", Images: A Journal of Film and Popular Culture, Issue 3, March 1997

On-Line Discussion
Week 7
In Class Discussion
Editing - A PowerPoint Presentation (not available until after class)
Note: LARGE GRAPHICS, be patient if you don't have a fast internet connection
Paper #1 - Due October 12 - "The Star"
Length - 750 to 1000 words.

Additional Reading Assignment on "The Star"
Brian Gallagher, "Some Historical Reflections on the Paradoxes of Stardom in the American Film Industry, 1910-1960", Images: A Journal of Film and Popular Culture, Issue 3, March 1997

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