Cuts & Transitions 101





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Published on Mar 3, 2016

Director/Editor Joey Scoma is here to talk to you about something simple: cuts and transitions. Except... there are so many different kinds!! In this video essay, Joey lists and defines the different cuts and transitions available to you as an editor, with examples from classic and modern films. It's up to you to decide when and why you'd use them!

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Written and edited by Joey Scoma
Assistant edited by Sean Przano

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    • Deutsche Oper Berlin;Karl Böhm
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    • The Shawshank Redemption
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    • SME (on behalf of Epic Soundtrax); Public Domain Compositions, EMI Music Publishing, Sony ATV Publishing, LatinAutor - UMPG, LatinAutor, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, and 8 Music Rights Societies
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    • The Complete Studio Albums
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    • Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger
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    • WMG (on behalf of Rhino Elektra); União Brasileira de Compositores, Sony ATV Publishing, Warner Chappell, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, ASCAP, [Wixen] Doors Music Co., LatinAutor, and 22 Music Rights Societies


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