The History of Cutting - The Soviet Theory of Montage
by Filmmaker IQ
John Hess discusses the formation of the Soviet theory of montage. Building on the works of D.W. Griffith and the development of “continuity editing” in early film history, innovations by Soviet filmmakers such as Lev Kuleshov and Sergei Eisenstein helped transport film from an extension of theater into a powerful artistic medium in its own right.
The Pitch Box is a open call for you to pitch an idea you have for a video essay. Interested in the way Kubrick uses color in A Clockwork Orange or how to use dialogue in an opening scene? Tell us what you want to see.