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.
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Non-drop frame timecode - Timecode that does not compensate for the 29.97 frames of video per second of NTSC video, rather than 30 frames per second. Each frame is assigned a unique, consecutive SMPTE time code.

Nose Room - The distance between the subject and the edge of the frame in the direction the subject is looking. Also called "look room."

NTSC - The National Television Standards Committee.

NTSC signal - The standard composite video signal adopted by the NTSC that has 525 interlaced lines at a frame rate of 29.97 frames per second.