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Anatomy of Cinema Seminar: Editing

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Session 4: Editing | Editing is the joining of shots, ranging from the “invisible style” of Hollywood cinema to the more experimental techniques of Soviet Montage and the French New Wave. Because editing enables filmmakers to create completely imaginary geographies and temporalities, it is often considered to be the most cinematic of all techniques. Through it, cinema creates its own world. We consider this manipulation and creation. Led by Jennifer Fay​

About the presenters:
Jennifer Fay is associate professor of cinema and media arts and English at Vanderbilt University and director of the cinema and media arts program. She specializes in American and continental film theory and history, ecological criticism, and the political economy of cinema.  She is author of Theaters of Occupation: Hollywood and the Reeducation of Postwar Germany (Minnesota, 2008) and Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene (forthcoming from Oxford University Press), as well as the co-author of Film Noir: Hard-Boiled Modernity and the Cultures of Globalization (Routledge, 2010). 

For more information about faculty members, please visit the Vanderbilt Program in Cinema & Media Arts website: http://as.vanderbilt.edu/cinemamediaarts/

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