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Flashcards in Editing Deck (15):
1

What happens when something is Cut?

The shot goes straight into the next one

2

When are Cuts usually used?

When the scene shows continuous action, or one short space of time

3

What is a Cross dissolve or Cross fade?

The shots dissolve into each other (one image gets weaker while the next shot gets stronger)

4

When are Cross fades usually used?

You can use these to show that you’ve left out a short space of time, or part of a journey

5

What is a Fade out?

The screen turns to black

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When is a Fade out usually used?

To show the end of a scene or a period of time has passed

7

What is a Split edit?

Where the sound changes at a different time from the picture

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When are Spit edits usually used?

When you cut between shots of each character

9

What is a Jump cut?

Where some frames are taken out of a sequence

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Whare are Jump cuts usually used?

In scenes to create a fast pace and build tension

11

What is a Montage?

The idea that a single shot has meaning only in relation to another shot

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Where are Montages usually used?

To create suspense and to create a bigger meaning behind a singular shot

13

What is Parallel editing?

Where cutting occurs between two or more related actions happening at the same time in two separate locations or different points in time

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When is Parallel editing used?

In scenes of action and tension

15

What is a Wipe?

When one scene erases the previous scene and replaces it on screen