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unit 2: video production (mm)

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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.