The fourth edition of the BKSTS dictionary provides clear and concise explanations of the terminology and acronyms encountered in the broadcasting and moving image industries.
Convergence of these industries means that those practising within them are increasingly faced with unfamiliar terminology. Martin Uren has reflected this change in his extended choice of industry terms, acronyms and colloquialisms. He provides: - Over 3300 definitions covering film, television, sound and multimedia technologies, together with technical terms from the computing, networks and telecommunications industries. - Nearly 700 acronyms in a quick look-up section. - 26 Appendices of useful technical information across a range of topics.
Whether you are an experienced professional or a new industry entrant, you will find this dictionary an essential reference for every-day and specialist jargon.
Martin Uren is a broadcast training consultant and member of the Education and Training Committee and the Television Committee of the BKSTS. He is also a member of the SMPTE and the RTS.
BKSTS, The Moving Image Society, represents the interests of those who are creatively and technologically involved in the business of providing moving images in all areas of the media.