Editing

  • Cinematic Storytelling: Make Your Script More “Cinematic”
    by Jennifer Van Sijll

    “I can pick up a screenplay and flip through the pages. If all I see is dialogue, dialogue, dialogue, I won’t even read it. I...

  • Using Movie Title Sequences Effectively

    Released in the mid-1950s from the relatively static role of simply assigning credit, title sequences have evolved into an art form in their own right,...

  • Classic Movie Title Sequences

    Hollow Man (2000) Director: Paul Verhoeven Title design company: Picture Mill The sequence: Three-dimensional floating letters continuously reassemble themselves to form credits. The view appears...

  • follow Starting Strong: Using Your Movie’s Title Sequence Effectively

    Released in the mid-1950s from the relatively static role of simply assigning credit, title sequences have evolved into an art form in their own right,...

  • Christopher Rouse: Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Trish Gates as Sandy Bradshaw in Paul Greengrass’ United 93 (2006) 1. Story comes first. And last. 2. Trust your initial instinct. 3. See the...

  • One Day in September

    From bringing the world’s last pregnant woman to safety in a post-apocalyptic London to sniffing out a rat in Boston’s Irish mob, this year’s collection...

  • Things I’ve Learned As A Moviemaker

    Mulholland Drive On Breaking Into the Film Industry One piece of advice I give to people of both sexes in this business is don’t let...

  • Walking the Tightrope

    Mulholland Drive Is a movie made in the writing, in the shooting, or in the editing room? While films such as Wild at Heart, Lost...

  • Apocalypse Now and Then

    Walter Murch With a filmography consisting of such celebrated films as The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, The Unbearable Lightness of Being and The English Patient, Walter...

  • Breaking Away

    Gosford Park Bogart and Bacall. Tracy and Hepburn. Welles and Toland. Lee and Squyres? Plenty of film names come to mind that complement each other...