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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
PATRICK J OCONNELL <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 1 Jan 1994 12:04:33 -0500
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>  "Mark Freeman  [log in to unmask]"<[log in to unmask]>  writes:
The distributor of the tape we got was Video Yesterdays, somewhere in Conn.,
as I recall.  If you can't find it, message me at the office; I may have the
address/phone.  Facets Video in Chicago may have been the vendor; they
handle a lot of VY product.  Also: I can't remember the title of the tape;
it's a collection of three film production-related pieces; the others aren't
worth much.  The ACE piece is titled "Film Editing: Interpretations and
Values," I think.
  Teaching filmmaking can be tough.  When I did it some years back (in
16mm!!), I taught camera operation through very basic sets of exercises.
But first I taught editing.  I'd give the students individual reels of raw
footage (workprints of a short shoot I'd been on) and have them edit (after
some instruction/demonstration in same); it worked very well, I thought.
Many of the kids wanted to get right into CITIZEN KANE-style production, but
I thought it might be nice if they know what a WS, MS, CU, CA, RA, EWS, ECU,
and a shot sequence were before they went after an Oscar.  Some of the brighter
ones eventually agreed; maybe they even stayed in the business long enough to
make a living--or even a decent film.
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