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Compositing Visual Effects by Steve Wright

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Glossary

Because this is an introductory book, the terms defined in this glossary are not overly technical. While an engineer or color scientist may not appreciate this, I trust that the newcomer to visual effects will. The bolded words found within the definitions signify that they are also defined in this glossary.

Numbers

2 : 3 pull-down—see 3 : 2 pull-down.

2 : 3 pull-up—see 3 : 2 pull-up.

2D—abbreviation for “2-dimensional,” refers to manipulating only images—no 3D elements.

2k—shorthand for an image with a horizontal resolution of 2048 pixels.

3 : 2 pull-down—to spread 24 frames of film out to 30 frames of video by transferring the film frames ...

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