When to cut


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When to cut

One of the questions you'll probably ask yourself most often is, when should I cut? And that is the constant question of the editor. We're going to be using some old movies here to help us figure out when we should cut. One of the times that we should not cut is when we want to show a period of transition from one period of time or space to another. For example, in this clip from "Night of the Living Dead" this guy is building these barricades on the doors and windows to secure himself and his friends from zombies.

And so he is just starting to put up the first board here, and that's not a good cinema. We don't want to sit here and watch him put up boards around the windows and doors, just constantly throughout the whole house. And so there is a transition here, there is a fade, a cross dissolve, as we'll talk about later in the transitions chapter. Cross dissolve from when he starts to when he finishes. Thankfully George A. Romero who directed this picture...

When to cut
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