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Making Media, 3rd Edition by Jan Roberts-Breslin

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CHAPTER 10

The Practice of Linear Structure

Now that you understand the theory behind the decisions you make about linear media structure, it’s time to look at the techniques of editing used in media production. There are many editing methods. Some are medium specific; some are older techniques that are being replaced by new ones. However, some basic concepts apply to all methods.

SOUND AND IMAGE TRANSITIONS

One definition of editing might be the structuring of various pieces of media. If so, then it is important to look at the different ways in which these pieces can be joined—the transitions. The concepts are similar whether you’re talking about sound or image, but the terminology differs.

The most common transition is an instantaneous and ...

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