Rhythm in Film Editing

John Tindell explores how editors use rhythm in film editing, using the famous shower scene from Psycho to illustrate Hitchcock’s use of a quick, rapid succession of cuts to build tension followed by slow-paced editing that releases tension and allows viewers to catch their breath.

John Tindell

Videos: 6

Case Studies: How Editing Shapes the Story

Psychological Horror

Psychological Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock