Contributed By Glen Berry
Edits should be invisible
The Hierarchy of Edits
Directors plan for smooth edits
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The best edit is one that is not seen. We have a number of tricks that we can use to hide an edit.
Conditions can be exploited to make an invisible edit; they can be placed on a hierarchy from most effective to least effective.
The director can do their shot planning in such a way to deliver strong opportunities for the editor to make the transitions between shots.