Instructor - Norman Hollyn

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Instructor: Norman Hollyn Phone:
Messages: 310/490-7658  
E-Mail: class@norman-hollyn.com

Web Site: www.norman-hollyn.com/535

List of Links all over this Class Site

Movie News (up-to-date links to news

Very Short Quotes About Film And Editing

(to see the quote simply click on the link. The quote will open up in a new window)

Editor Gerry Hambling talks about leaving things unfinished.

Sculptor Constantin Brancusi on what the artist's responsibility is to reality.

What and who is an artist?

To see a quote from a Kodak ad about what film is.

Stephen Frears talks about bringing out the point of film in editing.

Jean-Luc Godard talks about the necessity of story in film, and its structure.

Writer/Editor Damon Knight and the power of the single word

George Lucas talks about the advantages of the digital filmmaking world.

Ridley Scott talks about editing HANNIBAL, a movie in which its two leads rarely are in the same frame together.

©Erin Condy

Artwork In The Classroom

Erin Condy, a student of mine from several semesters ago, did this character sketch of me -- probably during one of my discussions of the Rule of Threes.

Click on it for the full size.

List of Links Over This Site

Want to know what additional reading material I recommend? Click here to go the Bibilography.

USC Calendar
This is the calendar for the Spring 2002 semester which lists important dates for adding and dropping classes.

Class Announcements
Want to see any class announcements? Click here to go to the Class Announcements page.

Lesson Plans
Want to go to a specific lesson? Click on the class' date in the drop down menu at the top of the screen or on the yellow sidebar on the left. Note that class notes are not generally available until the Tuesday after the class.

Want to see some links to various interviews and other assorted stuff? Click here to go to that place page.

Here is the list of everyone in the class, grouped by partners. I'm not putting your phone numbers down for privacy reasons but make sure that you know them. I've put e-mail addresses because... well... that's just the thing nowadays, isn't it?

Don't forget to e-mail me if you have anything to add. Any appropriate comments that you send me will be posted on a students comments page if you want. Let me know if you'd like them to go up on the page.

Want to know what the class will be about? Click here to go the Syllabus. There's also an outline of each week available here.

University Policies
Want to know what the USC policies for add/drop, grading and more are. Click here to go to my excerpts of them.


I've now got a feed from moreover.com, which is a site which "aggregates content." What this means in Real World talk is that you've now got a page to go to which has headlines of the day from Variety, Hollywood Reporter, and a number of other sources. Click here or the Movie News link from any of the Navigation areas.

Click here to find out about the progress of the Pixar Internship.

Though I've tried to accomodate other browsers THIS SITE IS DESIGNED FOR BEST USE WITH IE for the PC, SAFARI for the Mac, and FIREFOX for both the PC and the Mac. It also looks reasonably good on the iPhone. Lucked out on that!

All material, except where noted, ©1999-2008 by Norman Hollyn. Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Send me an e-mail at my office
Last Modified - September 30, 2008