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"Creating the impression of continuous action is how we tell stories in time. But there is something else for me.

It's what I think of as the heart of cinema because every time I get into the editing room I’m struck by it all over again... You take one image and you put it together with another image and there’s a third phantom event that happens in the mind's eye.You can call it an image or maybe a thought or a sensation. Something happens that is absolutely unique to this particular combination or collision of moving images and if you take a frame away from one shot or you add a couple of frames to the other shot the image in the mind’s eye changes. This will always be a wonder to me."

~ Martin Scorsese

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kən-ˈsi-zhən archaic : a cutting up or off the quality or state of being concise concision is using only the words necessary to convey an idea.

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it’s the artist’s responsibility to balance mystical communication and the labor of creation. ~ patti smith