Framing the Picture: Editing and Cinematography in Whiplash’s Ending

Matt Marlin analyzes the cinematography and editing in the final scene of Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash to illustrate how the film’s ending provides insight into the power dynamics and relationship between the film’s main characters.

Matt Marlin

Videos: 5


Case Studies: How Editing Shapes the Story


Directing Openings & Endings


Psychological Drama


Damien Chazelle


Whiplash