Editing

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Cutting
The process where one shot is replaced on screen immediately by the next
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Shot/reverse shot
Cutting back and forth between people in a conversation
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Eyeline match
Cutting to show what a character is looking at
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Graphic match
A similar shape or colour linking two consecutive shots
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Action match
Cutting to show another angle of the scene
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Jump cut
Cutting out the middle section of a shot
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Crosscutting
Cutting back and forth between two or more scenes happening simulaneously
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Dissolve
One shot fades out as the next shot fades in
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Fade out/ fade in
The image fades out to a blank screen, or fades in from a blank screen
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Superimposition
One image is placed on top of another image
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Slow motion
Slowing down the shot
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Long take
A single continuous shot that does not cut for an unusual length of time (e.g over a minute)
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Fast paced/ slow paced editing
When the editing is fast paced, the action will cut rapidly from shot to shot with each shot lasting only a few seconds. Slow paced editing will involve limited cutting from shot to shot
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Card 2

Front

Cutting back and forth between people in a conversation

Back

Shot/reverse shot

Card 3

Front

Cutting to show what a character is looking at

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

A similar shape or colour linking two consecutive shots

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Cutting to show another angle of the scene

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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