Film continuity editing errors and movie mistakes happen in big and small films. But do they matter?

Continuity editing is the process, in film and video creation, of combining more-or-less related shots, or different components cut from a single shot, into a sequence so as to direct the viewer's attention to a pre-existing consistency of story across both time and physical location.

Still think continuity matters? Test your awareness here:

Thank you to Dr. Karen Pearlman for pointing me to the research of Timothy J. Smith:


My favorite Film Editing Book is...
"In the Blink of an Eye" by Walter Murch:

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TGE is about how to tell stories creatively.

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