Dynamic cutting

An approach to film editing in which the cutting from one shot to the next is made abruptly apparent to the viewer.

The dynamic cutting is an approach to film editing in which the cutting from one shot to the next is made abruptly apparent to the viewer. In matched cutting or invisible editing, the cuts are not as obvious to the viewer because these approaches adhere to continuity procedures designed to hide the edit -for instance, cutting on action. Dynamic cutting, on the other hand, is self-conscious and will often startle the viewer by moving abruptly in time or space or by rapid cutting within a scene for expressive as well as narrative purposes. Bob Fosse's All That Jazz (1979), Richard Rush's The Stunt Man (1980), and Oliver Stones' JFK (1991) and Natural Born Killers (1994) employed dynamic cutting extensively. Dynamic cutting is a featured editing element in the films of Quentin Tarantino, from Reservoir Dogs (1992) to Django Unchained (2012).

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Dynamic cutting
resources
  • Dynamic Cut Films Showreel 2020 on vimeo.com
  • Example of Dynamic Cutting - Clouds Atlas on youtube.com
  • 3 Types of Cinematic Movement That Will Make Your Film More Dynamic on nofilmschool.com
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Adapted from content published on wikipedia.org
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