A V A to Z: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Media, by Richard W. Kroon

By Richard W. Kroon

Defining greater than 10,000 phrases and words from daily slang to technical phrases and ideas, this dictionary of the audiovisual language embraces greater than 50 topic parts inside of movie, tv, and residential leisure. It comprises phrases from the total lifecycle of an audiovisual paintings from preliminary proposal via advertisement presentation in all of the significant distribution channels together with theatrical exhibition, tv broadcast, domestic leisure, and cellular media. The dictionary definitions are augmented via greater than six hundred illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and approximately 2,000 encyclopedic entries that supply illuminating anecdotes, old viewpoint, and clarifying information that would be neglected through a extra conventional dictionary. utilization notes offer additional assistance the place phrases can be burdened or are generally misused.

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On average, ADPCM achieves a compression ratio of 4:1. ] Also IMA. ADR n. The process of re-recording dialogue in a sound studio during post-production and synchronizing it with the original picture. Performed under the supervision of the director, post-production supervisor, or ADR editor. ), to change the actor’s vocal performance (improve line delivery), or to change the actual line delivered, including adding new dialogue (mostly when the actor’s mouth cannot be seen clearly, so the miss-match will not be noticed).

In this case, recording red and green filtered images on a double strip of black-and-white film that was later projected through a double projector fitted with corresponding red and green filters. The additive process for color motion picture photography had two serious failings: it required special cameras and projectors, and the filters absorbed much of the light. This meant that it took more light to expose the images and more light to project them. Solutions to these issues were eventually found in subtractive color.

In 2004, Agfa-Gevaert Group sold its still image photographic business to the independent German company AgfaPhoto. Agfa-Gevaert’s Specialty Products division continues to produce specialized film for aerial photography, polyester-based film for 16mm and 35mm color release prints, and black-and-white print film specifically designed for recording analog and digital optical sound tracks. com. Agfa was established in 1867 and originally called Aktien-Gesellschaft für Anilin-Fabrikation, or AGFA. It produced colored dyes at its Rummelsburger See factory.

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