Questions tagged [editing]

The selection and combining of shots into a sequence, and eventually to a completed movie.

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Why does Moe Greene speak with a strange voice?

In The Godfather, why is Moe Greene's line "I talked to Barzini" given in such as strange voice? I heard it was dubbed but why would it be?
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How does the editing of lip-sync take place for non-native artists (especially in songs)?

I was going through this answer here, where @JasonCraig ends the answer with: Later a huge portion of issues are sorted in the editing table. So, I wanted to know what are the editing methods used ...
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Technical realisation of fade-to-black and freeze frame (analog)

I wanted to know how a fade-to-black was done in the old days (before digital editing and non-linear editing) but could not find any information. In older movies and TV-productions (analog, before ...
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How are awards given in the editing category?

How are awards are given in the editing category? In 2013, Argo (2012) won an Oscar for editing. I saw the movie, but I didn't notice any noticeable editing effects like rapid cut sticking out, like ...
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Is this continuity error in "Jagged Edge" intentional?

1985's Jagged Edge has a continuity error. In the scenes that take place during the first day of the trial, Glenn Close, who plays a defence attorney, is wearing three different outfits while she is ...
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How was this killing scene filmed?

In this scene, at 5:00, you can see two people in frame and one of them shoots the other guy in the head using a shotgun. How did they edit it to look like one continuous scene? I'd imagine they would ...