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 movie, tv, and residential leisure. It comprises phrases from the whole lifecycle of an audiovisual paintings from preliminary inspiration via advertisement presentation in the entire 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 offer illuminating anecdotes, old point of view, and clarifying info that would be neglected by way of a extra conventional dictionary. utilization notes supply additional counsel the place phrases can be pressured or are in general misused.

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Compare subtractive primaries. additive printing; additive color printing n. A film printing process based on an additive color printer. Compare subtractive printing. additive process; additive color process n. The technique of creating a color image using two or three separate additive primary color images aligned so that they overlap on the screen and produce a single image. The original Technicolor two-strip color system used an additive process, but all contemporary color film projection systems use a subtractive process.

A film printing process based on an additive color printer. Compare subtractive printing. additive process; additive color process n. The technique of creating a color image using two or three separate additive primary color images aligned so that they overlap on the screen and produce a single image. The original Technicolor two-strip color system used an additive process, but all contemporary color film projection systems use a subtractive process. Color video systems, however, are all based on the additive color process.

Also ticket price. Compare average ticket price. admission price controls LEGAL n. A statutory limit established by a governing authority to limit the amount that may be charged by a cinema operator for the sale of a ticket for entrance to a movie screening. adjusted gross participation BUSINESS n. A share in a work’s proceeds based on the adjusted gross. Also modified gross participation. admission price discrimination tion. 1 adjustment n. A change in an actor’s performance, often requested by the director: The director asked for several adjustments after the first take.

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