L cut

A type of cut in which the audio from the previous scene continues playing over the beginning of the next scene.

In film editing, an L cut is a variant of a split edit. The audio from the previous scene continues playing over the beginning of the next scene. The name of this cut refers to the shape of the audio and video pieces in most non-linear video editing programs.

resources
  • Pacing for Video and Cinema Editors: Timing and Types of Cuts on peachpit.com
  • How to Edit Video with the J-Cut and L-Cut in Premiere Pro (MUST KNOW) on tutvid.com
  • Tricks for J and L Cuts on videomaker.com
  • How to Improve Video Storytelling with L-Cut Transitions on tubularinsights.com
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Adapted from content published on wikipedia.org
Last modified on April 20, 2021, 8:34 am
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