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

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2 DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNIQUES AND THEORIES

 

 

DISCOVERY AND FIRST EMPIRICAL TECHNIQUES

In its early years, the cinema simply adopted the theatrical conventions of the time in order to communicate. The long shot of the face-on fixed camera was the standard way to record and reproduce reality, and had no other aim than to portray reality, share it and entertain audiences through the projection of moving images of far-off places and spectacular novel events that they could not experience first-hand. Although they were to a great extent the inventors of cinematography, the Lumière brothers did not recognize its full potential and their films were made in the simplest of ways: they chose their subject of interest, placed their camera in front ...

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