1. For the past ten years, I’ve been editing professionally. Yet one question always stumps me: “How do you know when to cut?” And I can only answer that it’s very instinctual. On some level, I’m just thinking and feeling my way through the edit. So today, I’d like to describe that process: how does an editor think and feel?

    A very special thanks to David Poland for the use of DP/30 clips.
    And a very special thanks to Aso for the use of his music.

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    Music:
    Aso - Soul Traveling (Freddie Joachim Remix)
    Harry James - I’ve Heard That Song Before
    Nat King Cole - Aquellos Ojos Verdes
    Aso - Jazz Intro
    Nujabes - Perfect Circle (Instrumental)
    George Benson - On Broadway (Live)

    Interview Clips:
    DP/30 Michael Kahn (2011) youtube.com/watch?v=xjdOG-w0Zz4
    Michael Caine - Acting in Film (1987) youtube.com/watch?v=bZPLVDwEr7Y
    DP/30 Thelma Schoonmaker (2013) youtube.com/watch?v=KIKRcV4kHzg
    DP/30 Thelma Schoonmaker (2011) youtube.com/watch?v=KgXcpZqQy8M
    BAFTA - Walter Murch on Editing (2013) youtube.com/watch?v=WcBpXLNmS3Q

    Recommended Reading & Viewing:
    On Film Editing by Edward Dmytryk amzn.com/dp/0240517385
    Cut to the Chase by Sam O’Steen & Bobbie O’Steen amzn.com/dp/094118837X
    In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch amzn.com/dp/1879505622
    The Conversations with Walter Murch by Michael Ondaatje amzn.com/dp/0375709827

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