Power of editing

With the ease of remediation and modification with the internet everything we  view has been edited in one way or another whether it is a meme that has words changed and mixed or we are looking at a full movie scale production with hundreds of specific cuts and added sounds. So I wanted to have a look at whether the simple addition of sound could completely change the impression a piece of media gives.

So I created a remix of a real battlefield drone footage and the same footage with the battlefield 1 game trailer sounds which i think highlights the power of simple edits:

This drastically goes from a raw feeling look into what is happening to a piece that looks constructed despite most of the music not being in sync with anything but the fact there are cuts in the video and base dramatic music makes the footage almost trivialised.

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