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    DescriptionFirst Cut offers an opportunity to learn what film editing really is, and to learn from the source. Gabriella Oldham's interviews with twenty-three award-winning film editors give a full picture of the complex art and craft of editing a film. Filled with animated anecdotes and detailed examples, and updated with a new preface, this book provides a comprehensive treatment of both documentary and feature film editing.

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    First Cut
    Conversations with Film Editors
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gabriella Oldham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 440
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9780520274679
    ISBN 10: 0520274679

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    BIC subject category V2: APF
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    B&T General Subject: 221
    Abridged Dewey: 791
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: C07400000
    BISAC V2.8: PER004010
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 777.55
    DC22: 777.55
    Thema V1.0: ATF
    Edition statement
    Twentieth Anniversary ed.
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    30 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Gabriella Oldham is a freelance writer. Her books include First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors (UC Press), and Keaton's Silent Shorts. Harrison Engle is the award-winning director and producer of more than 80 films, including the documentaries The Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt and The LOST Kennedy Home Movies.
    Review quote
    "The real accomplishment of Oldham's book is her concentration on the psychology of editors rather than just their technical ingenuity ... Let's hope a third volume of this illuminating series will follow." -- Kevin Lewis Editors Guild Mag 20130312
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements Foreword Harrison Engle Preface to the 2012 Edition Introduction Being an Editor Sheldon Kahn Becoming an Editor Emily Paine Distilling the Documentary Tom Haneke Film as All the Arts Carol Littleton Flashback, Flashforward Harold F. Kress and Carl Kress The Essential Film Geof Bartz Telling Stories Tom Rolf Sparkling Life, Shaping People Paul Barnes Touching the Heart Anne V. Coates Maximizing the Moment Bill Pankow Percussive Editing Paul Hirsch Keeping the Beat Donn Cambern Seeing the Invisible Evan Lottman Remaining Versatile Peter C. Frank Good Stuff Never Changes John D. Dunning Subliminal Truths Ted Winterburn The Inner Voice Sidney Levin Drawing the Emotional Line Merle Worth The Supreme Collabotion Barry Malkin Diplomatic Takes Rudi Fehr Creating a Legacy Richard Marks "Locking Up" Alan Heim Appendix: Awards and Nominations References Index