Motivational Essay - Motivational For Editing

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Motivational Essay for Editing Synopsis: Truant A young man (Andy) and a young woman (Jess) are lost at a university and are late for the same lecture. They bump into each other and notice they have the same textbooks. They initially decide to look for the venue but ultimately decide to skip it. Andy and Jess proceed to bond with one another and meet an old friend (Zola) of Andy’s, who tells them that he just came back from the lecture and he tells them where the venue was. He leaves and Andy and Jess agree to go on a date. Introduction In this essay I will be mentioning the main theory I will be implementing. There are several styles based of my research that I will be using as references. The first few come from the book, Editing…show more content…
This is followed by close ups of their shoulders. We then cut to a close up on the mentioned before shoulders (albeit in the same shot this time) as the two students bump into each other. The only specifics he mentioned outside h script he would like are transitions that work tandem with the cinematograph. After the first scene ends He would like it took as though the movement of the camera is continuing into the next scene. I will keep this in mind as I edit this project. Ropafadzo Pswarai Motivational Essay & Journal 21600254 Editing theories The main theory I want to utilize is that of D. W. Griffith’s “Dramatic Construction”. D. W. Griffith in its modern sense is the acknowledged father of film editing (Dancyger, 2001:5). When it comes to full range of dramatic construction: the variation of shots for impact, including the extreme long shot, the close-up, the cutaway, and the tracking shot; parallel editing; and variations in pace his contributions cover all of these (Dancyger, 2001:5). Griffith learned how to make the juxtaposition of shots have a far greater dramatic impact than his predecessor (Dancyger, 2001:5). Griffith experimented with the fragmentation of scenes. His goal was to enhance his audience’s emotional involvement with his films (Dancyger, 2001:5). I would like to use this theory because when dealing with our films concept. I want the audience to be emotionally involved with Andy and Jess throughout their journey in the film. To achieve this I will
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