Video Editing Terms You Need to Know


Subject: Video Editing Terms You Need to Know
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Every industry has its own traditional terms. There is no exception for video editing. In film/video, these terms and their meanings created mostly from history and practice of thousands of film/video makers. Over the years, they have been accepted as conventions.

1.  Aspect Ratio

2.  B-Roll

3.  Bit Rate (Data Rate)

4.  Chromakey

5.  Close Up

6.  Color Temperature

7.  Compositing

8.  Compression

9.  Crawl

10. Crop Factor

11. Cross-Fade

12. Cut

13. Cut-In (Insert Shot)

14. Cutaway

15. Filter Effect

16. Foley

17. Frame Rate

18. High Definition

19. J-Cut

20. Jump Cut

21. L-Cut

22. Linear Editing

23. Lip Sync

24. Lower Third

25. Memory Bank

26. Montage

27. Mosaic

28. Non-Linear Editing (NLE)

29. Pans

30. Pixel Aspect Ratio

31. Posterization

32. Press Kit

33. Raw Footage

34. Real Time

35. Render Time

36. Resolution

37. Roll

38. Rough Cut

39. The Rule Of Thirds

40. Safe Title Area

41. Sepia

42. Shot List

43. Sound Bite

44. Sound Effects

45. Soundtrack

46. Storyboard

47. Superimposition (Super)

48. Sweetening

49. Sync (Synchronization)

50. Three-Point Lighting

51. Tilts

52. Timeline Editing

53. Titling

54. Voiceover (VO)

55. White Balance

56. Wide Angle

57. Wip