Whiplash and the Power to Suffocate an Audience

How filmmakers use deliberate editing and frantic camera movements to create overwhelming tension

Whiplash, 2014

Cut On Tempo

Not quite my tempo scene, Whiplash (2014)
Director Damian Chazelle on set

Awkward In Small Spaces

Andrew asking Nicole out on a date, Whiplash (2014)
Andrew and Nicole on a date, Whiplash (2014)

Cutting To Chaos

Andrew’s last stand, Whiplash (2014)
Andrew’s drum solo, Whiplash (2014)

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