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 components inside of movie, tv, and residential leisure. It contains phrases from the whole lifecycle of an audiovisual paintings from preliminary notion 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 by means of greater than six hundred illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and approximately 2,000 encyclopedic entries that supply illuminating anecdotes, old point of view, and clarifying information that may be overlooked by way of a extra conventional dictionary. utilization notes offer extra assistance the place phrases could be stressed or are often misused.

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N. A digital audio transmission standard designed to deliver two channels of digital audio between de- AFD vices connected with a serial cable. AES/EBU supports sample sizes up to 24 bits per sample at a variety of sampling frequencies, depending on the application. For example, D1 and D2 audio tracks are sampled at 48 kHz. Established jointly by the Audio Engineering Society and the European Broadcasting Union. The standard was originally developed in 1985 and has been updated several times since.

Afterlife BUSINESS n. ) that follow theatrical release. See ancillary market. afternoon; ~ television n. 1. A division of the television broadcast day that typically runs from 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM. Preceded by morning and followed by late afternoon. S. broadcast television afternoon schedules typically include soap operas, game shows, and talk shows. 2. The programs that air on television during the afternoon. Compare day part. afterword n. See epilogue. AFTRA ABBR. n. S. labor union established in 1937 that represents actors and other professional performers in television (live or on tape), radio, sound recordings, non-broadcast/industrial programming, and new technologies such as interactive programming and CD ROMs.

Compare AEA; AFM; AFTRA; AGMA; SAG. Ah ABBR. n. Electrical current equal to one amp delivered continuously for one hour. ] AHA ABBR. n. See American Humane. AICP ABBR. n. See Association of Independent Commercial Producers. AIFF ABBR. n. A QuickTime-compatible digital audio format common to the Apple Macintosh. It supports uncompressed mono, stereo, and multichannel audio at sample rates up to 48 kHz. It was designed to serve as a universal interchange format that allows any program to open a digital recording created by any other program.

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