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In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing

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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 ...

In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing 2001, Silman-James Press, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9781879505629

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In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing 1995, Silman-James Press, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9781879505230

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