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  • Dundee


  • Media, communication and the creative industries


  • Amateur
  • Instructional


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 9029

Date: 1966*

Director: [filmed by George Gibson]

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 5.41 mins

Description: An amateur cine club instructional film demonstrating the technique of editing 8mm film.

One of a series of Dundee Cine Society amateur instructional films: See also refs. 9023, 9030 and 9031

Film-maker was George Gibson, a keen amateur and a member of a cine club in Dundee at the time.

Shotlist: (0.00) title over shot of man with editing equipment - SIMPLY EDITING - shot of demonstrator opening box, unrolling developed roll of 8mm film - winding it on to Minette viewer / editor - brief shot of projector - c/u shots of editing tools, including splicer, scissors, splicing cement and brushes (1.27) REMOVING UNWANTED MATERIAL 1. Processing Station Perforations 2. Edge Fogging 3. Black Leader 4. Over or Underexposed Shots - running projector - brief example of processing station perforations with footage of aircraft taking off - brief example of edge fogging on footage of bear - brief example of black leader followed by shot of lens cap being removed from camera - brief examples of over and underexposed footage of family at swimming pool - repeat of previous caption (2.35) SEQUENCE - CONTINUITY - PACE - shot of demonstrator cutting section of film and placing strip on peg - two sequences of shots of boy digging garden, unedited and edited - same of boy riding bicycle - unedited sequence of children playing in kitchen - shot of demonstrator splicing sections - same sequence edited to demonstrate use of cutaways - c/u shot of demonstrator applying cement to edit - A DUNDEE CINE SOCIETY INSTRUCTIONAL FILM (5.41)