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the performer in a play


a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event


a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage


a conference (usually with someone important)


teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)


a show or display


a metal frame or container holding cartridges


a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image

music video

a program format that serves to promote a band, a new song, or an album

Nod shots

a cutaway shot often used in interview programs and usually recorded after the interviewee has left the set.

Public Service Announcement

a message created to educate people about an issue


a written version of a play or other dramatic composition


sketches that portray the way the image on television should look in the finished program

Talking head

a talker on television who talks directly into the cameras and whose upper body is all that is shown on the screen


a mental image that is similar to a visual perception

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