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The Stylish Beat of the Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

When I think of style personified in modern film, the very underrated The Talented Mr. Ripley is one of the very first things that come to mind. 964 more words

Features

Film Editor Techniques

Editing is a craft that each editor approaches with similarities and differences in style and technique. If you follow my editor interviews or those at… 2,563 more words

Editing

The Coco Chanel rule

“Before you leave the house,” the fashion designer Coco Chanel is supposed to have said, “look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” As much as I like it, I’m sorry to say that this quote is most likely apocryphal: you see it attributed to Chanel everywhere, but without the benefit of an original source, which implies that it’s one of those pieces of collective wisdom that have attached themselves parasitically to a famous name. 930 more words

Writing

The Conversation

Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Conversation won a BAFTA for Best Sound Track and was nominated for Best Sound at the Academy Awards, alongside… 7 more words

Film

Lecture #9: Sound & Music | VR 360 Video

This week we focus on the use of Sound & Music in Editing. Sound editing, music and mixing are key components of the art of editing. 249 more words

CLASS CONTENTS

Walter Murch film editing masterclass at the @ICALondon, 23 April 2016

Oh my goodness Walter Murch is fab. I’ve just been to the ICA to hear him talk about ‘Return to OZ‘ which I hadn’t seen (it’s fantastic, and really quite dark) and I could hear him talk all day. 302 more words

Events

"Are you still willing to play your part?"

Note: This post is the forty-fifth installment in my author’s commentary for Eternal Empire, covering Chapter 44. You can read the previous installments here… 1,114 more words

Writing