Task 2 development of editing

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Storytelling

StorytellingStorytelling includes lots of different techniques to create the scene for example animation, stills, audio only, or any of the other forms of non-physical media. It is often built up in lots of montage shots for example a flash back of someones life.The techniques used to create a story telling scene are effective as they have to include many things to build up the story for example narration or no narration depending on what the story is about.

Example of storytelling: The beginning of the film UPhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHMD_EqM61IDevelopment of drama When filming drama films they use a lot of reaction shots, this is to signify how one or more characters act to a situation that has occurred. They also use long-winded shots. By Combining specific shots into a specific sequence which is edited by the editor to help create a smooth flowing scene. This is effective as they use these techniques to build up tension and create a sense of danger. By doing this it leaves the viewers wanting to see more.

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Relationship to genre Individual techniques and styles to illustrate are used to create the genre of the film. For example for a horror film fast pace editing is regularly used, this is to build up tension and causes the audience to become nervous and anxious at what is going to happen next. This is also used in action films to create tension. Another example is romantic movies, they include lots of eye line match, and shot reverse shot as it is normally about a male and a female which includes a lot of conversing. They also often use a lot of mid-shots are used to keep it neutral, this shows the characters body language towards each other. These techniques are effective as it changes the way we think about the story and our emotions change to the techniques used, it captures the audience and draws them in.

Example of relationship to genre: Horror Scream trailer:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UlaZfOiGaCU#t=14

Creating motivation To successfully edit a film or programme together an editor must always look for motivation in their cuts and this affects and determines how the audiences feels. This includes : 1.Audience Motivation2. Story Motivation3.Physical Motivation4.Character Motivation5. General Film Motivation They have to make sure the continuity of the project looks smooth, checking that one shot to another doesnt jerk and that the position is in the same place for a perfect edit This is effective as it brings the whole film/programme together.

Combining shots into sequences Combining shots into sequences is the process of placing shots together and making them all flow into each other. This includes many invisible cuts, the also use montage editing to This is effective as the audience do not know the scene has been cut into lots of different scenes and put together, it makes it all flow smoothly as if it was all shot in one go.

Example of combining shots into sequences: Mr & Mrs smithhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0G5bi_46Crk#t=47 Creating paceThe pace of an edit can alter the way the audiences views the film. For example action films are usually fast paced, this is done editing shots so they are short and then quickly cut to another shot. Drama films normally use slower shots, this is to allow the audience to see and understand a scene, and to understand the character. this is done by having longer shots in a scene.

Example of creating pace: The Italian jobhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XAQl6mm_kYgSourceshttp://filmandvideoeditingbd.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/relationship-to-genre.html -relationship to genre

http://dcaproductions1.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/declan-ellis-creating-motivation.html -creating motivation

http://sokamahe.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/creating-pace-sm.html -creating pace