Variety staffers cover the biz in new tomes excerpted here. Peter Bart’s “Infamous Players” explores the history of Mob influence in Hollywood;. Read “FilmCraft: Editing” by Justin Chang with Rakuten Kobo. The value of the editor?s craft to a finished film cannot be underestimated, and it?s no surprise. Each book in the FilmCraft Series focuses on a specific aspect of the filmmaking process, presenting a visually strunning look at the subject through the eyes of.

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This book employs stills and screenshots to show how an editor created a scene with the filmmaker and explores the complex relationship between a director who has just shot a movie and the editor who must complete the director’s vision. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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And because we work together, there are times when one editiny us can go off and do a commercial and then come back to the film. The Rise of the Graphic Novel. Ian Cook rated it really liked it Jan 22, Joel Cox; Chapter Seventeen exclusive interviews with some of the world’s top film editors, including Walter Murch, Virginia Katz, Joel Cox, Tim Squyres and Richard Marks, explore the art of film editing; its complex processes, the relationship with other film practitioners, and the impact of modern editing techniques.


And there are the rock-star directors: The first two installments, ” Editing” Justin Chang and “Cinematography” Mike Goodridge and Tim Griersonfilmcract a high bar for future volumes and are easily recommended sources of information and understanding “Editing” and “Cinematography” are both highly recommended reading for anyone who enjoys movies and has an interest in learning more about the process.

They deserve a space in the public consciousness. Valdis Oskarsdottir; Chapter 9: Jamey DuVall rated it it was amazing May 08, Creative Filmmaking from the Inside Out.

Thankfully, the Filmcraft books explain them in an entertaining way, using interviews with masters of each discipline and lots of concrete examples from films you’ve probably seen to illustrate their points.

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In that vein, I’d like to recommend an excellent new pair of books that examine the process of crafting films – in fact, the book series is called ‘Filmcraft,’ and the first two volumes are ‘Cinematography’ by Mike Goodridge and Tim Grierson, and ‘Editing’ by Justin Chang. Each volume in the collection focuses on a different aspect of film production by gathering interviews with master craftsmen, who are able to relay a lifetime of experience in a series of intimate and informal conversations.


Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. They wouldn’t, in fact, look out of place on a coffee table. On Story—Screenwriters and Their Craft. Lauren Boy rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Preview — FilmCraft by Justin Chang. What comes out from the interviews are candid stories of experiences from different film projects.

Juha rated it really liked it Mar 15, Piyali Filmcrqft marked it as to-read Jun 02, This book help me to understand how the mind of good editor works. William marked it as to-read Oct 22, We get to see how they worked with the director to bring us the films that captivate us. January 16, Imprint: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Screenwriting. Vera Lykova rated it really liked it Oct 18, Herve de Luze; Chapter