Filmmaking: Collections

Filmmaking and Photography Textbooks New and Key Titles 2018

Editing

  • The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X

    3rd Edition

    By Rick Young

    The newly revised third edition of Rick Young’s The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X is the ultimate mentor for getting up and running with Apple’s professional editing software, regardless of your skill level. In this step-by-step, full-color guide, Rick clearly explains the key concepts and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • The Technique of Film and Video Editing

    History, Theory, and Practice, 6th Edition

    By Ken Dancyger

    This updated sixth edition of 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. Ken Dancyger puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Film and Video Editing Theory

    How Editing Creates Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Michael Frierson

    Film and Video Editing Theory offers an accessible, introductory guide to the practices used to create meaning through editing. In this book, Michael Frierson synthesizes the theories of the most prominent film editors and scholars, from Herbert Zettl, Sergei Eisenstein, and Noël Burch to the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    Routledge

  • Documentary Editing

    Principles & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Bricca, ACE

    Documentary Editing offers clear and detailed strategies for tackling every stage of the documentary editing process, from organizing raw footage and building select reels to fine cutting and final export. Written by a Sundance award- winning documentary editor with a dozen features to his credit…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Avid Uncut

    Workflows, Tips, and Techniques from Hollywood Pros, 1st Edition

    By Steve Hullfish

    Leverage the full power of Avid Media Composer with this essential guide from an Avid guru. Master timesaving tricks and techniques that utilize the latest Media Composer features and state-of-the-art workflows. Learn the secrets of the postproduction professionals from box office blockbusters like…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge