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What does it take to master the art of film editing? Sven Pape, host of This Guy Edits, shares 7 recommendations that may just turn you into a storyteller in demand. Or more specifically, he says, these are his thoughts on how to become what you love, whether directing, screenwriting, shooting, acting: anything that you have a passion for.



What does it take to master the art of film editing? I share seven recommendations that may just turn you into a storyteller in demand. Or more specifically, I'm going to share my thoughts on how to become what you love. So this topic also applies to directing, screenwriting, shooting, acting – anything that you feel have a passion for.





Quotes:
"Ten thousand hours is the magic number of greatness.” - Malcolm Gladwell http://problogservice.com/2012/03/15/what-malcolm-gladwell-really-said-about-the-10000-hour-rule/

"Showing up is 80 percent of life." - Woody Allen: http://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/06/10/showing-up/

"Real artists ship." - Steve Jobs https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." - Robert Frost: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Road_Not_Taken

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure." - George Edward Woodberry http://www.calebwojcik.com/blog/2012/01/30/quotes-overcome-fear-of-failure

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THIS GUY EDITS (TGE) is a youtube channel by film editor Sven Pape, an A.C.E. award nominee, whose credits include work for directors James Cameron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and James Franco.

TGE is not about how to run a piece of software, but rather how to tell stories creatively. Sven cuts his latest film for Sundance filmmaker Mark Webber. “Flesh & Blood” is their third collaboration.

Film Editing Book Recommendation - "In the Blink of an Eye" by Walter Murch: http://amzn.to/20ujg6B








THIS GUY EDITS is by film editor Sven Pape, an A.C.E. award nominee, whose credits include work for directors James Cameron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and James Franco.

In this series, you can follow along as Sven cuts his latest film for Sundance filmmaker Mark Webber. Flesh & Blood is their third collaboration.

Several times a week THIS GUY EDITS (T.G.E.) will post update videos at his YouTube channel, This Guy Edits. You get to see the timeline and the editor's play-by-play-commentary as he cuts scenes. It shows work in progress.



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