Satoshi Kon – Editing Space & Time

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Published on May 14, 2016

Four years after his passing, we still haven’t quite caught up to Satoshi Kon, one of the great visionaries of modern film. In just four features and one TV series, he developed a unique style of editing that distorted and warped space and time. Join me in honoring the greatest Japanese animator not named Miyazaki.

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For further reading/viewing, I highly recommend:
Andrew Osmond’s book “Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist” (my major source)
Kristin Thompson’s essay on match cuts & graphic matches
And this tumblr with an excellent name

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