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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Not only because it features a vicious jump cut before the Bears top pick explodes around the left edge and eight yards in, but because Nagy admits he didn't see it the first time.
One ape flings his bone into the air and (here comes the most famous jump cut in cinema history!) it morphs into a spaceship.
Just when you think you see what's happening, he cuts it to the next shot or uses a jump cut, none of which add anything to the film except disorientation.
At the time of CineAction's inception, the author was dead (an editor of Jump Cut commented on my submission of Max Ophuls' Caught, whether I was seriously suggesting that Ophuls intended the lucid critique of women's oppression dramatized in the film) and semiotics didn't always allow for a film's nuance, complexity or ambiguity in its theoretical grid.
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The perceived jump cuts may have been intended as representations of separate actions rather than one continuous action (in which case the notion of a jump cut is less relevant).
Staunton writes expertly with the voice and mentality of a teenage boy, as he did in his 2012 YA novel, Jump Cut. He captures Danny's teenaged naivety and wry humour combined with a bullish determination to survive.
A jump cut is an edit point that is visible to the audience because it combines two shots that are too similar or too different to form an invisible match cut.
The story begins with a disrespected jump cut, an image jumping from one screen position to another, labeled as a film faux pas soon after its birth.
I know that sounds like a ridiculous thing to say, particularly given that police officers were engaged in the use of excessive force against the youths but was that a jump cut I noticed in the video handed in anonymously to Politis newspaper?
Although made in 1968, it is still cited as the greatest sci-fi film ever made and certainly boasts one of the greatest film moments - the jump cut from prehistoric bone to spaceship.
Buzz terms such as "first step explosion," "stick 'n go," "jump cut," and "C.O.D." (change of direction) have all become part of coaching vernacular.