Description - Fine Cuts by Roger Crittenden
This firsthand account of the art and craft of film editing is told through the eyes of leading European film editors. Readers gain an "over-the-shoulder" insight into the secrets of successful film editing as each editor provides specific film examples with sequences analyzed in detail. A complete range of filmmaking styles is covered - from blockbuster features to low-budget, Dogme-style approaches to filmmaking.
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Author Biography - Roger Crittenden
Roger Crittenden started his career at the National Film and Television School as Head of Editing, whilst continuing to edit films and documentaries. While with the NFTS he taught in Moscow, Mexico, Manilla, Copenhagen and Cuba. He has also lectured at the Royal College of Art and The Northern Film School in the UK. He has served on the Arts Council Films Committee, The Scottish Film Production Fund and The Scottish Film Training Trust and is a member of BAFTA. He is currently a review editor and on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Media practice as well as the board for the Executive Committee of The Association of Media Practice Educators. He has enjoyed a distinguished career in the cutting rooms and has many films to his credit. He was given an award for 'Sustained Excellence as Film Editor' at the BBC. Roger is author of two books on editing as well as a book on Truffaut for the British Film Institute's Film Classic Series.