Walter Murch’s Rule of Six

by Nikole Hidalgo

Walter Murch is one of the most respected Hollywood film editors of our time, with three Oscars under his belt. In this video essay, Carlos Mc Gregor discusses Walter Murch’s Rule of Six, a set of guidelines about what should motivate a cut from his book, In the Blink of an Eye.

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