Those hammering answers such as these into their computer keyboard not only hinder the knowledgeable person from gaining an insight into the reality of current trends in moving image communication, but also only permit conclusions about their own lack of expertise:
As opposed to a photograph (at least before Photoshop existed), this link, incurred during editing video and film, offers hardly controllable options of manipulation.
Editing as a formal principle is not only met (excessively) within the realms of art and experimental films. Alternating with further editing principles, the formally influenced cut can be found in almost all films and videos:
As early as 1901, James Williamson went a step further in his film “Attack on a China Mission”: He discovered that the viewers also let film cutting guide them across larger leaps in time and space if an identical object or person was involved in the setting before and after cutting.
The four-part article series on the trade of editing begins with the most important principles of film cutting:
This final, third article presents selected examples and trends. It explains why 360° documentation is particularly suitable for the all-round video genre:
The summer holidays are frequently followed by planning the budget for 2017. A sufficient reason for determining the summer’s stocktaking when it comes to trends, recommendations and best practices. As was the case during the last strategic stocktaking regarding the trends for visual storytelling, we have to once again distinguish between technical and content-related trends. And just as importantly: all comments are very welcome.
Part 1 of this article series has illuminated the characteristics and functionalities of 360° films. Part 2 examines the questions about when 360° videos make sense, how and where a 360° video should be applied and the significance of the all-round image for the storytelling aspect.