Video Production and Editing - Glossary of Terms



We've combined some of the most common video production, film production and post production terms in this glossary.
Terms are grouped alphabetically - Please select from the list below.



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Kerning - The amount of space between text characters. Kerning varies between fonts.

Keyframe - A frame at which a set of specific parameters is assigned. Nonlinear edit and graphics systems automatically calculates differences between key frames in a clip and adjusts the frames accordingly.

Key Out - Removing a section of video by making it transparent by creating an alpha channel based on color (Chroma Key) or on brightness (Luma Key).