For this module, I had decided to base my research around editing in film, focusing specifically on the J cut and the L cut. These two cuts have always been fascinating to me and I could never seem to articulate what it was about them that really appealed to me. Therefore, I decided to use […]Read More SFC4 | Reflective Evaluation
The J and the L cut are only two types of cut in the vast range of different editing techniques an editor has at his or her disposal, and even within these two cuts there can be further variations and combinations that will result in different effects and outcomes. The video above contains many examples […]Read More SFC4 | Alternative Uses: The U Cut?
Below I have compiled a list of examples to demonstrate how this type of cut can be used: Predator (1977) Dir: John McTiernan J cuts and L cuts come under a technique of editing known as split editing. Split editing is referring to any type of cut in a film or video that involves a transition from […]Read More SFC4 | Examples of the J and L Cut
How exactly does a J cut or an L cut work? Below I have an images of each cut as they appear on a timeline within a video editor program: L – CUT J – CUT(Images provided by premiumbeat.com) As you can see, these cuts get their names from how they appear on the […]Read More SFC4 | Defining the J & L Cut
I have decided to focus my research on one type of cut, and of all the many different cuts available in cinema my favorite has to be the ‘J’ and ‘L’ cut, but why is this? Listen to my audio log to hear my thoughts on what makes this type of cut appeal to me so […]Read More SFC4| Why do I like ‘J’ and ‘L’ Cuts?
For this module, ‘Short Form Content 4’, I will be investigating the video essay and discovering how to effectively produce my own. I have always admired a well made video essay, so I am looking forward to researching deeply into how they work and gain a greater understanding of how to produce something informative and […]Read More SFC4 | Introduction to the Video Essay