1. Herbert Zettl, Approaches to Building Screen Space and Vectors
2. Noel Burch, PMR versus the IMR and Continuity Editing in a 5 x 3 Matrix
3. Hollywood Theorists: Edward Dmytryk and Walter Murch
4. David Bordwell, the Narrative Functions of Continuity Editing and Intensified Continuity
5. Eisenstein and Montage
6. Realism and Andre Bazin 7. Dream and Ritual: Andrei Tarkovsky and Maya Deren 8. Rhythmic and Graphic Editing
Michael Frierson is a Professor in Media Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of Clay Animation: American Highlights 1908 to the Present (1994), which won the McLaren-Lambart Award from the National Film Board of Canada for the Best Scholarly Book on Animation for 1995. He teaches film theory, film/video production and editing, and has produced, shot and edited feature documentaries, as well as short films for Nickelodeon, Children's Television Workshop, MSN Video, and AT&T Blue Room.
"The book includes photographs of the scenes analyzed, and best of all, a link to a website where the reader can actually view the scenes." -- Conrad J. Obregon, Vine Voice