Author: John Rosenberg

John Rosenberg

For over twenty-five years, John Rosenberg has worked in the motion picture industry as a writer, film editor and producer as well as a production executive for several independent studios including LIVE Entertainment, where he was in charge of post production. As a film editor, Mr. Rosenberg has worked on over two dozen feature films distributed by such companies as 20th Century Fox, MGM, Buena Vista, HBO, Lorimar, Orion, New Line, Artisan and National Geographic. Along with feature and television work, Mr. Rosenberg has written and edited a variety of reality-based and documentary projects. While active in the film industry he also devotes time to teaching at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and UCLA Extension.

Website: http://www.John-Rosenberg.com

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Dynamic and Continuity Editing

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  Editing falls into two main categories: Dynamic and Continuity. Understanding the difference between them helps guide an editor’s approach to feature films, documentaries, music videos and reality based television, among others. Continuity editing is generally used in feature films and dramatic television. In general, this approach belongs to productions where scenes can be covered…

Film editing falls into two categories, dynamic and continuity

Dynamic and Continuity Editing

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Editing falls into two main categories: Dynamic and Continuity. Understanding the difference between them helps guide an editor’s approach to feature films, documentaries, music videos and reality based television, among others. Continuity editing is generally used in feature films and dramatic television. In general, this approach belongs to productions where scenes can be covered from…

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The 180° Rule

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Since film takes place on a two-dimensional plane it is important to maintain screen direction so the audience remains properly oriented in terms of movement and eyelines. This is accomplished by following the 180º Rule. The rule states that all action must take place within an imaginary 180º degree arc. Anything on the other side…

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