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By Richard W. Kroon

Defining greater than 10,000 phrases and words from daily slang to technical phrases and ideas, this dictionary of the audiovisual language embraces greater than 50 topic components inside of movie, tv, and residential leisure. It contains phrases from the full lifecycle of an audiovisual paintings from preliminary inspiration via advertisement presentation in the entire significant distribution channels together with theatrical exhibition, tv broadcast, domestic leisure, and cellular media. The dictionary definitions are augmented via greater than six hundred illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and approximately 2,000 encyclopedic entries that offer illuminating anecdotes, old viewpoint, and clarifying information that would be overlooked through a extra conventional dictionary. utilization notes supply extra advice the place phrases could be stressed or are quite often misused.

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Advertising appropriation BUSINESS n. Funds allocated from a work’s marketing budget to pay for advertising. advertising injury LEGAL n. Legal liability that stems from publishing material that constitutes an invasion of privacy, the misappropriation of advertising ideas, or the infringement of copyright, title, or slogan. Often pursued under libel or slander laws. It is common practice in France to provide two showtimes for each film; the first showtime identifies when the advertisements and trailers begin, while the second identifies when the film itself begins.

Com). first subtractive color film, Agfacolor-Neu: the world’s first single film, single exposure, single development process full-color film. As with many photographic film manufacturers of the day, Agfa also produced a line of cameras, including the highly successful Agfa Optima, the first fully-automatic 35mm still camera. In 1894, Lieven Gevaert established L. Gevaert & Cie in Antwerp, Belgium as a calcium photographic paper manufacturing company. V. in 1920. Today, the Belgian Agfa-Gevaert Group produces an extensive range of analog and digital imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics business group), and the healthcare sector (Agfa HealthCare business group), as well as for specific industrial applications (Agfa Specialty Products business group).

S. producers and distributors with film or television products for sale internationally. AFMA was originally known as the American Film Marketing Association; later the organization dropped the name and for many years was known only by its acronym. In July 2004 AFMA changed its name to the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA). AFRA ABBR. n. See American Federation of Radio Artists. AFT ABBR. n. ] See automatic frequency control. after dinner mint n. The music that accompanies the end credits of an audiovisual work, generally a theatrical motion picture.

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