Satoshi Kon – Editing Space & Time, by Tony Zhou

Satoshi Kon – Editing Space & Time is an entry in Tony Zhou’s video series Every Frame a Painting, in which Zhou discusses and analyzes a variety of people and techniques pertinent to the world of cinema.

In the above video, Zhou focuses on the signature editing style of the late Satoshi Kon, the director of animated movie classics Perfect Blue, Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers, and Millennium Actress. Kon’s editing style is best characterized by his use of matching scene transitions. This use of match cuts closely mirrors the duality of subject matter in his films, such as dreams opposed to nightmares and real life opposed to film.

You can find out more about Tony Zhou and Every Frame a Painting here.

For more information about Satoshi Kon, click here.

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