Editing doesn’t just turn images into stories, it also helps capture emotions.
Movies do so many things. They entertain us, inform us, and give us a nice distraction from reality when we need one. However, one of the most important things they do is make us feel. There are several techniques filmmakers use to get audiences to feel different emotions, not the least of which is editing. In this video from Studio Binder we get to see three ways Star Wars uses editing to heighten certain emotions to get viewers more engaged in the story. Check it out below:
According to the video, here are the three ways Star Wars uses editing to capture emotion.