Saturday, 15 December 2018

morph cut

Having seen that child materialise in the background as well, we appreciated this explanation of what’s going on in the editing room with the seamless splicing out of unwanted pauses and hesitations while preserving the essence of the interview—especially when polling for the typical man-on-the-street responses. It’s no sneaky jump cut and nothing is completely extemporaneous and unfiltered but one could well imagine the potential for abuse or deception with the glitches smoothed out. Learn more and see a manipulative example at Waxy at the link above.