The existence of personal, ideological and esthetic models that attempt to descriptively and analytically define editing complicates efforts to create a satisfactory model that is both theoretical yet practical and that brings together all the elements and levels and ways these relate to each other in an audiovisual communicative dynamic. As we have mentioned before, methods, categories, functions and procedures are some of the terms used to define the stages of editing and the possible relationships between shots. This systematic error of classical theories has caused confusion regarding the concept of editing, since they rigidly follow a description that not only defines various editing procedures but ...

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