The 3rd Shot: Superimposition In Film
When an editor adds a dissolve between two shots, a third shot and an effect emerges: superimposition. Philip Brubaker discusses some famous uses of superimposition and its ability to connect people and places as well as to affect viewers on an almost subliminal level.
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