Weak audio signals emanating from outside a mic's pickup pattern. Chapter 7.
Referring to a speaker who is off the axis of the microphone. Chapter 7.
Type of microphone that picks up sound equally well from all directions. Chapter 7.
Cast or crew member assigned to work for the day but with no set call time. Chapter 9.
Practice of working (usually writing) for a producer with payment conditional on some future event or decision; writing a spec script; on spec. Chapter 8.
Single, custom-made video copy (called a “dub”) of a tape or DVD, as opposed to multiple dubs made from a master tape or data file. Chapter 1.
Movie light fixture with no focusing lens.