Filled with timeless principles and thought-provoking examples from a variety of international films, the second edition of Karen Pearlman’s Cutting Rhythms offers an in-depth study of the film editor’s rhythmic creativity and intuition, descriptions of the processes and tools editors use to shape rhythms, and insight into how rhythm works to engage audiences in film. On this companion website, using the ‘Resources’ section, you can find videos by the author, short films, and links for expanding and illustrating the principles of key chapters in the book.

Author Bio

Dr. Karen Pearlman is a director of the multi-award winning Physical TV Company where she directs, produces and edits drama, documentary and dance film. Currently a lecturer in Screen Production at Macquarie University, Karen is a former President of the Australian Screen Editors Guild and a four-time nominee for Best Editing at the Australian Screen Editors Guild Annual Awards.