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Within Murch’s book  In the blink of an eye: A perspective on film editing he discusses something he calls the ‘Rule of Six‘.

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What most editors ignore about the rule of six

By now you should be familiar with the rule of six by Walter Murch. If you are on editing, you have heard about it. (If not, go and read “In the blink of an eye” or… 872 more words


Why I Love... #78: Touch Of Evil

Year: 1958 / 1998

Director: Orson Welles

Stars: Charlton Heston (Ramon Miguel Vargas), Janet Leigh (Susan Vargas), Orson Welles (Hank Quinlan), Joseph Calleia (Pete Menzies), Akim Tamiroff (Uncle Joe Grandi), Victor Millan (Manolo Sanchez), Marlene Dietrich (Tana) 1,407 more words

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Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles - "A simple, yet informed, documentary..."

Vincent van Gogh, famously, sold only one painting in his lifetime. Leonardo Da Vinci struggled to finish many of the commissions he was given – his Last Supper is technically unfinished as he intended to include a roof on the mural. 538 more words

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Now I'm Really Scared!

Welcome back everyone! The first version of Lobotomy In Orbit seemed to have made an impact on some people, making them feel very uncomfortable (the intended result) and after a consultation with our fearless leader… 311 more words

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David Byrne on the Emphemeral Nature of Music

“As Walter Murch, the sound editor and film director, said, “Music was the main poetic metaphor for that which could not be preserved.” Some say that this evanescence helps focus our attention. 159 more words


The Art of Film Editing

FILM EDITING, MOVIE EDITING, VIDEO EDITING – Editing is a true art form. The editor strives to impart visual variety to the picture by skillful shot selection, arrangement and timing. 1,422 more words

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