Saturday, July 25

The Art of the Car Chase


"The car chase montage (or supercut, if you will) is not exactly an original concept, but looking for an editing challenge, this one came up. Editing a car chase is no doubt hard and difficult work. Editing 50 of them together does make it easier depending on how strict your standards of continuity are. I tried to have 'sections' of continuity - little scenes, that tell their own little stories, but don't necessarily fit together as such. The most time consuming part of the process is no doubt finding and preparing the clips. It is also the most boring part. The fun part is editing them together in new and interesting ways. This is also the most frustrating part, because the possibilities are almost endless and if you're not careful, the project will simply get stuck in the mud, so to speak. ..."
vimeo: The Art of the Car Chase (Video)

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