unit 2: video production (mm)

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vocabulary

Aspect Ratio

ratio of width to height in the dimensions of a frame; i.e., frame aspect ratio of NTSC video is 4:3, some motion-picture frame sizes use a more elongated aspect ratio of 16:9.

Chroma Key

process whereby overlay cards display video on the screen and one of the colors becomes transparent; any place the transparent color appears, you see the video input.

Codec

compression/decompression programs used to reduce the size of files.

Cuts

two adjacent video clips with no transition; one clip is immediately replaced with another.

Duration

setting length of clip/image.

Fading

a dissolve to or from a background color (often black)

Frame

a single still image in a video or animation.

Frame Rate

the speed at which frames appear on a display, measured by frames per second.

Frame Size

also referred to as resolution, expressed by the horizontal and vertical dimensions, in pixels, of a frame

Frames per Second (FPS)

how many frames(or individual pictures) display in one second.

Import

to bring information into a computer or computer program.

Liner Editing

editing in a sequential order,i.e.,VHS,cassette teape.

National Television Standard Committee(NTSC)

the standard broadcast system used in the United States and Japan.

Nonlinear Editing

not editing in Sequential order,i.e.,CD,DVD.

Phase Alternation Line(PAL)

the standard broadcast system used in Europe and Australia.

Production

creating and editing video.

RCA cable

cable that usually has a yellow, a red, and a white plug that is used to connect a camcorder to a VCR, DVD, or capture card on a computer.

Render

to build a preview or project.

Scrubbing

manual preview.

Superimpose

layeing images or video.

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