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Walter Murch

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Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does.

— Walter Murch

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When I'm actually assembling a scene, I assemble it as a silent movie. Even if it's a dialog scene, I lip read what people are saying.

— Walter Murch

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This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation.

— Walter Murch

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In 1996 Murch worked on Anthony Minghella's The English Patient which was based on Michael Ondaatje's novel of the same name. Murch won Oscars both for his sound mixing and for his editing. Murch is widely acknowledged as the person who coined the term Sound Designer and along with colleagues developed the current standard film sound format the 5.

Walter Scott Murch (born July 12 1943) is an American film editor and sound designer.

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