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Match Cuts for Creative Structure

The last stationary camera shot we’re going to look at is called a Match Cut. I’m including this shot although it’s not often used. Why? Because I think novelists could find a number of places in their scenes where a Match Cut would be quite effective. A Match Cut is a cut in film editing between either two different objects, two different spaces, or two different compositions in which an object in the two shots graphically match, often helping to establish a strong continuity of action and linking the two shots metaphorically. Continue Reading…