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Blazing the trail

When I’m looking for insights into writing, I often turn to the nonliterary arts, and the one that I’ve found the most consistently stimulating is… 1,324 more words



 Walter Murch in his book ‘In the blink of an eye’ mentions our his ‘Rule of Six’. These are criteria for what makes a good cut. 161 more words

Film editing with Walter Murch

Good editing makes the film look well-directed. Great editing makes the film look like it wasn’t directed at all. (Victor Fleming – 1939)

Movie editing has never been an easy job, it requires hard work, super sense of detail, deep knowledge of story-telling, color theory, music, etc. 849 more words

Apocalypse Now

One breath, one blink

A few weeks ago, my wife, who is a professional podcaster, introduced me to the concept of the “breath” in audio editing. When you’re putting together an episode, you often find yourself condensing an interview or splicing together two segments, and you can run into trouble when those edits interfere with the speaker’s natural breathing rhythms. 1,011 more words



Walter Scott Murch was born on 12th of July 1943 is and American film editor and sound designer. His career started in 1969 and in his career, he edited film such as ‘Apocalypse Now’, ‘The Godfather’ I, II and III, ‘American Graffiti’, ‘The Conversation’ and ‘The English Patient’. 264 more words

Papers on Practitioners


My film practitioner choice is British director Edgar Wright, co-writer and creator of the television show ‘Spaced’, along with some more widely popular films: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgrim vs. 742 more words

Lucas's Art Film: THX 1138

THX 1138 (George Lucas, 1971) –

Weirdly, this was my first time seeing this film.**  It’s a movie that has hovered around the edges of my awareness, but I always sort of considered it a film for… 1,031 more words