ACTUAL BUDGET – The total actual cost of the programme, most easily composed by using a separate column on the estimated budget sheets.
AIMS – An outline idea of the programme content.
AUDIO DUB – Recording or re-recording the audio components of a programme, without disturbing the picture track.
BETA SP – Broadcast quality high band analogue video recording system (trade name).
BITC (BURNT IN TIME CODE) – Pronounced ‘bit see’. A copy of the actual time code taken from the master tape which is visible in an area of the picture.
CAMERA SCRIPT – Script which indicates types of shots required, often includes lighting and sound.
CAMERA CARDS – A shot list for an individual camera. Assists the operator with the composition of that camera’s ...