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  • Werner Herzog On Suits, Squirrels and Speed

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    In a world where films are made by shooting endless takes and editing is conducted over months or years, director Werner Herzog stands by his tried and true method of brevity.   “People boast of spending two years editing something that should not have taken them more than two weeks,” said Herzog. The keynote speaker…

     

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  • How Audio Helped Edit “It Might Get Loud”

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    Former Vice President Al Gore taught Davis Guggenheim a lesson in editing. While directing the Oscar-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” Guggenheim wanted to capture a very personal, introspective discussion from Al Gore.  However, he noticed the quantity of crew and equipment brought into Gore’s house lead to a formulaic, dry narrative.  Guggenheim had to find…

     

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