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Basics of the Video Production Diary by Des Lyver

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Glossary

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 ...

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