Janus Billeskov-Jansen | Masterclass | 2010
Janus Billeskov-Jansen is an award winning film editor and director who has worked on a large number of internationally acclaimed documentaries and fiction features. He is most well known for The Hunt (2012), The Act of Killing (2012), and Les Miserables (1998). Billeskov-Jansen won the 2009 Sundance World Cinema Documentary Film Editing Award for his work on Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country (2008).
In this masterclass, Billeskov-Jensen gives us his insight into story-telling and solving the documentary puzzle; editing rhythms and experimentation.
This class is made up of 7 parts ALL viewable at the top of this page in the embedded playlist:
Part 1: Being the first time Viewer
Part 2: Questioning Yourself
Part 3: Building Chapters to tell the Story
Part 4: The Journey to becoming a Good Editor
Part 5: Giving Something to Everyone
Part 6: Rely on your first time Reactions
Part 7: Working with the Director