A jump cut is an editing technique where footage "jumps" abruptly from one clip to a seemingly unrelated clip, although over the years, the term also refers to a non-congruent cut in an interview. The subject in the frame can stay the same, or change entirely. In other words, it doesn't matter whether you're cutting an interview, a safari, or a sports match. The defining feature is that the transition is not "smooth", it is a jump. Depending on the type of film, the abrupt change may be a little startling, and could look unprofessional, disrupting the feeling that you're watching a continuous, seamless piece of film.
Much of the work we are involved with is interview-based, and jump cuts during interviews can be quite jarring. There are a couple of ways to hide or allev...
We got to interview Pritzker Prize winning architect, Thom Mayne of Morphosis again this past week. This time it is for a production we are making for Cooper Union to act as a recruitment tool for potential students to the university along with allowing the public to get a tour of the building which is not frequently accessible due to its high-volume, private academic uses.
Not really sure what's going on here but I think this was when we were discussing our Blackmagic Production 4K cameras with Thom before we sat down for his interview to discuss the design for 41 Cooper Square.
After the interview we took a walk around the building to grab some b-roll of him and came upon an epic vantage point looking straight up through the building outside the auditorium.