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  • The Healthy Edit

    Creative Editing Techniques for Perfecting Your Movie, 2nd Edition

    By John Rosenberg

    This updated and revised new edition of The Healthy Edit provides aspiring and working editors with creative editing strategies they can employ to enhance a film, while also overcoming common production problems. With decades of experience editing and film doctoring Hollywood features, author John…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics

    Advanced Techniques for Editors, 2nd Edition

    By Tom Wolsky

    Going beyond where introductory books leave off and written for experienced editors, especially those new to Final Cut Pro X, this new and revised edition of Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics is brimming with cutting-edge methods to bring your editing skills to the next level. Explained in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Grammar of the Edit

    4th Edition

    By Christopher J. Bowen, Roy Thompson

    Tell more effective visual stories by learning the "grammar" of cinematic language with this elegant, accessible reference. The fourth edition of Grammar of the Edit gives you the answers to the all-important questions of when to cut and why, and teaches readers the principles behind transitions,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Editing and Montage in International Film and Video

    Theory and Technique, 1st Edition

    By Luís Fernando Morales Morante

    Editing and Montage in International Film and Video presents a theoretical and practical approach to the art of editing. In this book, Luís Fernando Morales Morante explores the international history, technology, theory, practical techniques, psychology, and cognitive effects of editing across a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge

  • Avid Editing

    A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users, 6th Edition

    By Sam Kauffmann

    Completely updated for current HD, UHD, 2K, and 4K workflows, Avid Editing blends the art and aesthetics of motion picture editing with technical, hands-on instruction. Appropriate for beginners and intermediate users who need to refresh their knowledge of essential post-production techniques, this…

    Paperback – 2017-04-18
    Routledge

  • From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X

    Making the Creative Leap, 1st Edition

    By Tom Wolsky

    From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X offers an accessible, introductory guide to those taking up video editing using Final Cut Pro X, especially users making the transition from iMovie, Apple’s free video software, helping aspirational and mobile filmmakers develop the skills needed to take their career…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Art of the Cut

    Conversations with Film and TV Editors, 1st Edition

    By Steve Hullfish

    Art of the Cut provides an unprecedented look at the art and technique of contemporary film and television editing. It is a fascinating "virtual roundtable discussion" with more than 50 of the top editors from around the globe. Included in the discussion are the winners of more than a dozen Oscars…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • JUMP•CUT

    How to Jump•Start Your Career as a Film Editor, 1st Edition

    By Lori Jane Coleman, Diana Friedberg

    In JUMP•CUT, the follow-up to the authors’ acclaimed Make the Cut, leading film/TV editors and industry veterans Lori Jane Coleman ACE and Diana Friedberg ACE offer editing techniques, insider tips and unwritten rules that contribute to making a great production. They provide both seasoned and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Beyond Spatial Montage

    Windowing, or the Cinematic Displacement of Time, Motion, and Space, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    Beyond Spatial Montage: Windowing, or the Cinematic Displacement of Time, Motion, and Space offers an extended discussion of the morphology and structure of compositing, graphic juxtapositions, and montage employed in motion pictures. Drawing from the history of avant-garde and commercial cinema,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Editor's Toolkit

    A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing, 1st Edition

    By Chris Wadsworth

    The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing is a tutorial-based introduction to the craft of editing. Today's process of media editing is fast and competitive, making this guide a necessity for anyone looking to break into the business. Here, Chris Wadsworth provides…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Cutting Rhythms

    Intuitive Film Editing, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Pearlman

    There are many books on the technical aspects of film and video editing. Much rarer are books on how editors think and make creative decisions. Filled with timeless principles and thought-provoking examples from a variety of international films, the second edition of Karen Pearlman’s Cutting…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge

  • Modern Post

    Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Scott Arundale, Tashi Trieu

    With the shift from film to digital, today’s filmmakers are empowered by an arsenal of powerful, creative options with which to tell their story. Modern Post examines and demystifies these tools and workflows and demonstrates how these decisions can empower your storytelling. Using non-technical…

    Paperback – 2014-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Art and Technique of Digital Color Correction

    2nd Edition

    By Steve Hullfish

    The only guide to the art and technique of color correction based on the invaluable knowledge of more than a dozen of the top colorists in the world. This book allows you unprecedented access to the way the masters of the craft approach their work. Containing decades of industry experience and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Technique of Film and Video Editing

    History, Theory, and Practice, 5th Edition

    By Ken Dancyger

    The Technique of Film and Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound. Because editing is about more than learning a specific software program, this book focuses on the fundamentals of editing as art.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge