cutting on the action

photography and film – facts, ideas, values

FILM EDITING Cutters’ Way by Graham Daseler










“The basic rules of film editing, first established in the silent era, still govern the industry today: maintain your eye lines, preserve continuity, respect planarity (the rules governing the transposition of three dimensions onto a two-dimensional plane), find a good rhythm, and, most important, always advance the story.”



Cutters’ Way – The Mysterious Art of Film Editing


A post by Graham Daseler


Bright Light Film Journal


November 2012 | Issue 78





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November 9, 2012 - Posted by | editing, film editing | ,

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