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Do the Hitch Cut

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Alfred Hitchcock, the legendary master of suspense, shares a brief 90-second lesson on how a simple change in a three-shot edit can result in evoking a completely different response from the viewing audience. Can you do the Hitch Cut? Make two versions of a short three-shot video -- in each instance maintaining the first and third shots, but changing out the second shot in each. Can you get a completely different result from your viewer?
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Dramatic Chipmunk and Pugs- The Hitch Cut

For my second video assignment this week, I decided to complete Do The Hitch Cut for 4 stars.

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Do The Hitch Cut!

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Do The Hitchcock

So for this assignment, we had to show how changing a simple cut of a video could change the view of a character’s values, beliefs, etc.  The idea came from this Albert Hitchcock video where he changed the middle clip in between two others of a face and another …

Does Fezzik Make the Cut?

Do the Hitch Cut – ds106 Video Assignment worth 4 stars
Alfred Hitchcock, the legendary master of suspense, shares a brief 90-second lesson on how a simple change in a three-shot edit can result in evoking a completely different response from the viewing audience. Can you do the Hitch Cut?…

The Pregnancy Pact.

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“Alfred Hitchcock, the legendary master of suspense, shares a brief 90-second lesson on how a simple change in a three-shot edit can result in evoking a completely different response…

The Hitch Cut

Do the Hitch Cut 4 stars
“Make two versions of a shortthree-shot video — in each instance maintaining the first and third shots, but changing out the second shot in each. Can you get a completely different result from your viewer? “

This video shows that emotions are can be…

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