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#260MC -Walter Murch and His Rule of Six

In the Blink of an Eye

Rule of Six

  1. Emotion
  2. Story
  3. Rhythm
  4. Eye Trace
  5. Two Dimensional Space of Screen
  6. Three Dimensional Space

Most important being number 1 and if you need to sacrifice any of this things, start from the bottom. 14 more words

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‘The Godfather, Part II’ (1974) — The Dark Dream Lives On: A Tale of Two Men

At three hours and twenty minutes, The Godfather, Part II is almost as long as David O. Selznick’s Gone with the Wind, but not nearly as funny. 1,203 more words


Camerimage: Walter Murch on Editing, Cinematography and the Change to Digital

Walter Murch is extraordinary even within his own field: He was six times Oscar-nominated for film editing, three times nominated for sound mixing, winning for mixing on “Apocalypse Now,” and achieving a landmark double when he won both editing and mixing for his work on “The English Patient.” This week, he attends the Camerimage film festival, which is devoted to the art of cinematography, to receive the Special Award to an Editor with Unique Visual Sensitivity. 1,694 more words


Camerimage Honors Murch, Powell, Stewart, Spotnitz, Menges

Camerimage, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, celebrates its 23rd edition with seven special awards for artists and technicians whom they identify as possessing a “unique visual sensitivity.” From Hollywood comes renowned editor and sound designer Walter Murch, whose diverse and award-winning credits include “The Conversation,” “Apocalypse Now” and “The English Patient,” as well as this year’s summer sci-fi fantasy “Tomorrowland.” 338 more words


Film review: Return to Oz (1985)

(This was going to be a simple 500-word review, but ballooned to essay length.)

Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars

Many would soak me with a pail of water for saying this, but I prefer director and co-writer Walter Murch’s dark, strange film… 1,300 more words

'Apocalypse Now' Editor Walter Murch Added to View Conference Lineup

Film editor and sound designer Walter Murch has been added to the lineup at the View Conference in Turin, Italy.

Murch will give a keynote address entitled “From ‘Godfather’ to God Particle and Beyond” on Friday, Oct. 69 more words