A most insightful and intriguing glimpse into the world of editing - The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing is a documentary exploring the wonders of editing from past to present with a host directors and editors alike contributing their wisdom.
Learning the history and the processes of editing that have developed to this day, one feels a much greater appreciation into the art of editing. From seamless cuts to the deliberate notable cuts, there are a variety of ways to manipulate an audience on an instinctive level to spark a variety of emotional responses in film as well as providing readability and clarity, all of which we often take for granted without delving into the editing process. It is quite simply fascinating at what can be achieved through editing, and how such an integral process it really is being citied as the 'last storyteller' in the production process.
Part 1 of The Cutting Edge