Let's call these "fade-outs
," the way the screen fades out on TV, instead of lies.
In video editing, this refers to dissolves, wipes, fade-ins, fade-outs
or other effects to take viewers from one scene to the next.
Working with black and white stock, he made each short scene (some last only a few seconds, and none are longer than a few minutes) a self-contained unit, shot in one take from a usually stationary camera, with no cutting and no fade-outs
. The scenes are separated in space and time by blackness--blankness--with only bits of sound to smooth what are supposed to be abrasive and disturbing transitions.
And the current Super League Man of Steel knows second-half fade-outs
like that simply aren't good enough - and continuing that trend would cost Huddersfield the chance of a first Super League Grand Final appearance at Old Trafford.
Instead, he used quick fade-outs
and slight shifts of focus to a greater degree than ever before.
The filmmaking is arguably too tasteful at times; intriguing as they are, Gary's dream sequences are absent any real sense of mystery or danger, and the use of stately fade-ins and fade-outs
as delineating markers leads to some rhythmic awkwardness.
Swansea manager Kenny Jackett may well look at Moore's ideas with interest because his own team have been suffering similar second-half fade-outs
throughout the season.
The interplay of straight-ahead playing, fade-outs
, samples of sound, a funk version of High Heel Sneakers, a bit of Scott Joplin's The Entertainer, the fact that tunes and conversations keep reappearing in different guises - all this makes The Case of the 3 Sided Dream a really post-modernist artwork long before the word had been thought of.
After the introduction of electronic recording, jazz musicians in the 1920s and 30s started off the fashion for fade-outs
are believed to result from carbon soot condensing in the star's atmosphere.
A number of transitions, such as dissolves, wipes and fade-outs
, can be added with ease.
Site host Channel 4 does not escape hostility for its Derby coverage, with frustration at too little time spent on paddock shots in favour of stylish fade-outs