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The Science of Cinematic Perception. 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented a two-night event on July 29/30 2014 at the Linwood Dunn Theater. It was called “Movies in Your Brain: The Science of Cinematic Perception.“ Hosted by Tim J. Smith (Blog), a senior lecturer in psychological sciences at Birkbeck, University of London, who specialises in the study of visual cognition. The video above is where Oscar-winning film editor and sound designer Walter Murch (Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013) (The ‘Rule of Six) (History of Editing) (Worldizing) (Hollywood Sound Design) (The Rain People) (THX 1183) (The Godfather) (Apocalypse Now VIDEO 1,2 and 3) (The English Patient) with Iron Man director and comedian Jon Favreau discuss the editing of 1974 Francis Ford Coppola Directed film The Conversation. The sold event brought together filmmakers and cognitive scientists like Uri Hasson, Jeffrey M. Zacks, James Cutting, Talma Hendler and Andy Maltz to explore the way viewers process images, events and stories experienced on the silver screen >> read more here