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Sunday 27th of May 2018

Show Biz Glossary – letter – V

V

AKA: Video, Direct to video
An IMDb notation to indicate that a particular title was originally released on video without a screening or being broadcast.

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VG

AKA: Video game
An IMDb notation to indicate that a particular title is a video game.

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Video Assist

Motion picture cameras often include a video camera that allows instant review of a scene to monitor framing, focus, and performance. Both this system and the person operating it are referred to as video assist.


Video Cassette Recorder

AKA: VCR
A common household appliance for recording and/or playing prerecorded video tapes. See VHS, NTSC and PAL.


Video Home System

AKA: VHS
Video Home System is a popular format for VCR systems worldwide. See also DVD.


Visual Effects

Alterations to a film’s images during post-production. Contrast with special effects.


Visual Effects Supervisor

AKA: Visual Effects Co-Ordinator
The chief of a production‘s visual effects crew.


Voice-Over

AKA: Voice Over, VO
Indicates that dialog will be heard on a movie’s soundtrack, but the speaker will not be shown. The abbreviation is often used as an annotation in ascript.





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