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Jul
17

New Term – Drop This into Your Erudite Film Conversations Today!

I’m not sure that this technique has an official term (if so, please alert me), but I’d like to put this on public record, just in case:

CONSENSUS BY MONTAGE:

When a filmmaker, primarily documentary, seeks to emphasize that the impression of a thing or event isn’t just the opinion of one person by cutting from one interview subject to the next mid-sentence.

EXAMPLE:
S1: So the architect showed us his design and it was absolutely…
[CUT]
S2: …Horrendous. It looked like Frank Gehry had thrown up on Phillip Johnson.

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