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A/V A-Z: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Media, Entertainment and Other Audiovisual Terms
     

A/V A-Z: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Media, Entertainment and Other Audiovisual Terms

by Richard W. Kroon
 

ISBN-10: 0786444053

ISBN-13: 9780786444052

Pub. Date: 04/02/2010

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

Defining more than 10,000 words and phrases from everyday slang to technical terms and concepts, this dictionary of the audiovisual language embraces more than 50 subject areas within film, television, and home entertainment. It includes terms from the complete lifecycle of an audiovisual work from initial concept through commercial presentation in all the major

Overview

Defining more than 10,000 words and phrases from everyday slang to technical terms and concepts, this dictionary of the audiovisual language embraces more than 50 subject areas within film, television, and home entertainment. It includes terms from the complete lifecycle of an audiovisual work from initial concept through commercial presentation in all the major distribution channels including theatrical exhibition, television broadcast, home entertainment, and mobile media. The dictionary definitions are augmented by more than 700 illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and nearly 2,000 encyclopedic entries that provide illuminating anecdotes, historical perspective, and clarifying details that might be missed by a more traditional dictionary. Usage notes provide further guidance where terms might be confused or are commonly misused.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786444052
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/02/2010
Series:
Performing Arts/Television
Pages:
772
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

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