Weaponising composition, colour, and editing to create story.
Cuts every 1.8 seconds, frenetic movement, multiple threads – and yet you can always follow the action. Vashi Nedomansky‘s video analysis reveals the secret – the action is always in the middle of the frame, so your eye never has to wander:
This is what the director shot. He might have intended something else, but this is what I feel about this footage.Margaret Sixel to NPR
In this 5-minute clip, editor Margaret Sixel‘s chat to NPR is revealing about both Fury Road and film editing more universally:
Maria Lewis‘ glorious thread spans everything from the bananas production to the powerfully feminist significance of Fury Road (alternatively, here it is in reader form):