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16mm Film Cutting by John Burder

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Sundry Cutting Room Equipment

 

Film bins or barrels are large metal or fibre bins lined with linen bags. Above the bins are editing racks, consisting of clips or pegs from which individual shots can be suspended. You need the trims bin when you start to break your rushes down into individual shots. You can hang each shot on a separate clip in the bin. When you make your first assembly you can take the shots out of the bin and assemble them in a roll. When you make your fine cut you can return the part of the scene you have not used to the appropriate peg in the bin, hence the name trims bin.

Wall cuts racks

Wall cuts racks are also found in many cutting rooms. They are basically the same as the trims bin except that they are designed, as the ...

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