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Author Purcell, John, 1957- author.

Title Dialogue editing for motion pictures : a guide to the invisible art / John Purcell.

Published New York : Focal Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.43 PURC    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Physical description xviii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-415) and index.
Summary "In Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures, Second Edition veteran film sound editor John Purcell arms you with classic as well as cutting-edge practices to effectively edit dialogue for film, TV, and video. This new edition offers: - A fresh look at production workflows, from celluloid to Digital Cinema, to help you streamline your editing - Expanded sections on new software tools, workstations, and dialogue mixing, including mixing "in the box"--Fresh approaches to working with digital video and to moving projects from one workstation to another - An insider's analysis of what happens on the set, and how that affects the dialogue editor - Discussions about the interweaving histories of film sound technology and film storytelling - Eye-opening tips, tricks, and insights from film professionals around the globe - A companion website ( with project files and video examples demonstrating editing techniques discussed in the book Don't allow your dialogue to become messy, distracting, and uncinematic! Do dialogue right with John Purcell's all-inclusive guide to this essential yet invisible art"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Motion pictures -- Sound effects.
Sound motion pictures.
ISBN 9780415828178 (pbk.)
0415828171 (pbk.)