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The screenwriting term for what you describe is a "prelap". Prelap — Wikipedia Prelap is a screenwriting term that means the dialogue from the next scene precedes the cut, and the beginning of the dialogue is heard in the outgoing scene Prelaps can be of sound or dialogue, or anything non-visual, since a visual would indicate a direct cut to ...


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Not sure if there is a term of art in Cinematography to refer to the suspense aspect, but the editing technique is a film transition called an L-Cut. An L Cut is an editing technique that results in a cut occurring at a different time for audio than for video. For example, we may hear characters' voices a few seconds before we see them on film. In order ...


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This isn't exactly a movie, but related to composers and with respect to video games. According to Bungie's Video Documentary O Brave New World, Martin O'Donnell (Bungie's composer for the Halo series music) was told three themes - "ancient, epic, alien". He then proceeded to write a musical piece with "pounding drums, cellos, and monks". In that case, he ...


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What I love about this movie is that though the set was a room Lumet and Kaufman, his cinematographer, did their best to amplify 12 Angry Men tone so that at the end the feeling of tension appears. Also, Lumet and Carl Lerner, his editor, used editing techniques to increase this tension. At the beginning there are quite long takes but gradually as the ...



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