Andor Editor Breaks Down One Manner Out
Editor Simon Smith breaks down the enduring “A technique out” second from episode 10 of the hit Star Wars collection, Andor, on this prolonged version of Minimize/day by day Notes.
Our full dialog lasted over 90 minutes however I’ve edited collectively a 12 minute video highlighting 5 key takeaways from our dialog, together with a facet of the edit that I’ve not seen anybody discuss earlier than, plus Simon’s step-by-step course of for blink removing.
In the event you’re after much more insights and insider data on the modifying of Andor, then benefit from the full 45 minute edit of our dialog which is filled with extra particulars and editorial knowledge.
Each of those are under, with useful chapter markers too.
In the event you’ve not seen the scene in query, then you’ll be able to watch it right here, under.
Simon Smith is a BAFTA and Primetime Emmy award-winning editor, whose credit embody HBO’s Chernobyl, Netflix’s Three Physique Downside, Assist, Solos, The Third Day and extra.
Simon has additionally received an ACE Eddie for his work on Andor.
5 Insights from Andor Editor Simon Smith
What’s instantly apparent in chatting to editor Simon Smith is that he loves modifying. He loves doing it, speaking about it and serving to others perceive it. No surprise we spoke for therefore lengthy!
My favorite a part of our dialog was after we mentioned one thing concerning the “A technique out” chant that nobody appears to have seen, and which I solely seen on paying shut consideration after quite a few viewings of this scene in preparation for our chat.
Additionally when you’ve seen Simon’s interview for the Modifying Podcast, you’ll know he has a penchant for utilizing blink removing to manage an actors gaze, clean over lower factors and add a layer of psychological depth to a scene.
Within the video above he goes via his course of, step-by-step.
We additionally mentioned why two decide up pictures had been important for this scene, how he denoises all of his dialogue and why he received’t lower with out Avid Script Sync.
Right here’s the whole lot within the video above:
In-depth Break Down of Andor’s One Manner Out
As I discussed above, Simon and I chatted via this scene specifically and his editorial course of usually for about 90 minutes. I’ve whittled that right down to what I hope will likely be an attention-grabbing 45 minutes for brand spanking new and skilled editors a like.
Right here’s the whole lot you’ll be able to sit up for:
Extra interviews and Insights from Editor Simon Smith
Whereas the modifying on this episode of The Modifying Podcast places my time-constrained movies to disgrace, it’s an incredible interview with Simon and one wherein he articulates his use of blink removing in his edits, and plenty of different issues, alongside the way in which. Completely value a watch.
Simon can be interviewed alongside facet fellow Andor editors, Yann Miles ACE and lead editor and collection producer John Gilroy, ACE on this episode of Steve Hullfish’s long-running and all the time glorious Artwork of The Minimize collection.
We got our personal episodes to work on. There’s something that comes from that. To be trusted.
John can be an editor and is aware of precisely how all of us assume. He is aware of when you give one thing to somebody to be happy with and to personal, to some extent, they may work their ass off for you.
There are some reveals the place it doesn’t really feel fairly like that. It actually reveals the place there’s much more collaboration and sharing occurring.
Simon Smith, Editor