Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures by John Purcell
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Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures
By John Purcell

Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures

A Guide to the Invisible Art

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Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures by John Purcell

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Dialogue editing is a crucial yet invisible part of filmmaking. Do it right, and no one notices. Do it wrong, and your film or video sounds messy, distracting, and unrealistic. This is a book for people who need to edit production sound for film, TV, or video but were never taught how to do it. It goes step by step through the process and covers all the workflows you are likely to encounter. Efficient working practices are emphasized throughout, so you learn to save time and avoid needless repetition. Many dialogue editors are hobbled by a lack of understanding of the non-sound aspects of filmmaking. Unlike editors who cut effects, backgrounds or Foley, a dialogue editor's work is directly affected by what has gone on before. How a film was shot, recorded and edited will dramatically influence the dialogue editing process. Much of this book, then, deals with things which at first glance don't appear to be dialogue. You will find overviews of film picture and sound postproduction--film, tape, NTSC, PAL, 24p, and HD. There are summaries of film picture editing, OMF manipulation, and ADR management.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780240809182
ISBN-10: 0240809181
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 190mm x 20mm)
Pages: 382
Imprint: Focal Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Purcell

An Emmy award-winning sound editor based in Tel Aviv, John Purcell has decades of experience in film, video, and sound editing in the US, Europe, and Middle East. In his current role as a motion picture dialogue editor and sound supervisor, he is responsible for budget development, artistic direction, sound editing and mix preparation. He is often called upon to fix unprofessional or botched sound jobs.

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