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Editing and Montage in International Film and Video by Luís Fernando Morales Morante

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INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

 

 

It would require a Herculean effort to bring together the many sources and communicative applications that give meaning and action to montage or video editing. Montage is principally a technical-operational discipline that arises from the close relationship between an editor and his/her material—in this case, images and sound. Montage is the creative exercise of joining fragments and fashioning a sequence imbued with meaning. At the end of his/her work, an editor should be able to create a unique product full of personality and meaning. To achieve this, an editor should not only be able to master the necessary software but should also put into practice his/her creative knowledge and problem-solving skills in order to achieve ...

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