Download e-book for kindle: A V A to Z: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Media, by Richard W. Kroon

By Richard W. Kroon

ISBN-10: 0786444053

ISBN-13: 9780786444052

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 components inside movie, tv, and residential leisure. It contains phrases from the whole 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 through greater than six hundred illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and approximately 2,000 encyclopedic entries that offer illuminating anecdotes, historic point of view, and clarifying info that may be neglected by way of a extra conventional dictionary. utilization notes offer additional assistance the place phrases could be harassed or are in most cases misused.

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24 mid-production. Compare selling subject to review; settlement transaction. adjustment rings n. The rotating elements on the outside of a lens that change the focus, focal length, and aperture settings. admass n. That portion of the population that can be swayed by advertising: A good advertising campaign will always draw the admass into the theatres. ] admish n. Admission price; admissions: Admish is up for second week in a row. ] admission BUSINESS n. 1. The right granted by an exhibitor to a patron to view a theatrical motion picture performance.

Advertising materials advertising materials n. The physical components of an ad campaign; the various elements produced to advertise a work, including posters, press kits, trailers, etc. advertising media n. The vehicles that carry an advertising message, such as television, newspapers, magazines, billboards, marquees, standees, etc. advertising on home video n. Commercial promotions included in a home entertainment product such as a videotape or DVD. Home video producers began by including theatrical and home video trailers before the start of the featured work.

See sneak preview; word-of-mouth screening. advance teaser campaign n. See teaser campaign. Advanced Audio Coding n. See AAC. Advanced Optical Disc; AOD n. obs. A next-generation DVD standard that supported high definition (HD) video and the larger storage capacity that HD material requires, developed mainly by NEC and Toshiba. On February 19, 2008, Toshiba announced plans to halt production of AOD players, effectively putting an end to the format. See HD-DVD. Compare Blu-ray. Advanced Program Guide n.

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