Continuity Editing - Terminology

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  • Created on: 19-04-16 09:33
Axis
An imaginary line between two actors in a scene
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180 degree rule
The axis between characters should not be crossed to maintain realism
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30 degree rule
Cuts move no more than 30 degrees to avoid tangent cuts that can be confusing to the consumer
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Cross cutting
Cutting between 2 scenes that are running simultaneously
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Spatial axes of action
Multiple axes in one scene
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Temporal planes of action
2 different sciences occurring at different times
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Temporal axes of action
The same scene happening at different times
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Shot reverse shot
Switching between characters for a conversation
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Establishing shot
A wide shot to show the location of the action
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Montage
The condensing of time through editing
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180 degree rule

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The axis between characters should not be crossed to maintain realism

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30 degree rule

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Card 4

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Cross cutting

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Card 5

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Spatial axes of action

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