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Starting an edit

Starting the edit of a fiction film is different from starting editing a documentary. Watch editor Justine Wright explain.

Justine’s account of how she gets started with an edit demonstrates the importance of the editor to the storytelling process. Editing is often mistakenly seen as a purely technical task, carrying out the instructions of the director. Clearly it is much more than that.

In this week’s featured Bafta Guru video, Walter Murch talks about editing.

In the next step, we look at the different ways in which films are structured.

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