jump cut

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jump cut

n.
A cut in movie editing that represents a momentary omission in a continuous shot, creating an effect of discontinuity or acceleration.

jump′ cut`


n.
an abrupt break in the continuity of a film scene created by editing out part of a shot or scene.
[1950–55]
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Noun1.jump cut - an immediate transition from one scene to another
cut - (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
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As Viktor flies into the anonymous city and tools up for another job, it's a good 10 minutes before we hear a word of dialogue and by then the tone has been set by incidental music plus tight shots on hand-held cameras and lots of jump cuts.
In their synthesis of formal and stylistic elements from experimental filmmaking, avant-garde video, and mainstream psychological thrillers and horror flicks, Ruilova's works conjure a condition of endless, narrative less suspense: Women-her protagonists are usually female-confront existential and corporeal jeopardy, often navigating spatial-temporal fields disrupted by relentless knifelike visual and aural jump cuts.
These jump cuts are a disruption of the natural flow of the shot and acknowledge that the shot has been manipulated by the film-maker.
gives us slo-mo and jump cuts and a crawling crane shot up a tree in Balmoral, but they are all just tricks without a purpose," Contactmusic quoted critic Xan Brooks as saying.
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