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International Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film - Desi K. Bognar

International Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film

Paperback Published: 1st December 1999
ISBN: 9780240803760
Number Of Pages: 328

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No matter what continent you are on, the distinct professional language of radio and television broadcasters and film and video makers remains the same. Still the only reference that is international in scope, The International Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to professional filmmaking and broadcasting terminology. Entries also include information on professional organizations, festivals and awards. Appendices contain tables of international television and film standards, frequencies and channels, and a list of national and international news agencies and their standard abbreviations.

This book has been substantially revised and updated to include coverage of the new digital technology, plus information on the history of film and broadcasting. It is a valuable reference to professionals in broadcasting and filmmaking, as well to students in these fields.
Desi K. Bognar is a three-time Fulbright scholar in media who has been a documentary filmmaker, writer, reporter, producer, and broadcasting/film consultant. He lives in Peacham, Vermont.

Still the only reference that is international in scope
Now includes information on new digital technology
Includes valuable tables and lists of international organizations, festivals and awards

Praise for the previous edition:

"In a time of ceaseless migrations between continents and media, many will be grateful to Desi Bognar for this painstaking linguistic gazetteer." -Erik Barnouw, Author of Tube of Plenty: the Evolution of American Television and Documentary: a History of the Non-Fiction Film; Editor-in-Chief, International Encyclopedia of Communications.

"...Handsome, intelligent, well-put-together...And now I know what 'Noodling' is!" - Professor Robert Onopa, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

"[The] International Dictionary is excellent and fulfills a very important/felt need..." - Dr. S. Krishnaswami, Krishnaswami Associates, Co-Author of Indian Film, Madras, India

Dedicationp. v
Prefacep. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
The Language: Terms A-Zp. 1
History of Broadcastingp. 290
Daily Schedulep. 293
Daily Programsp. 295
KDKAp. 296
English-Metric Conversion Tablesp. 297
Magnetic Tape Width Standardsp. 297
Magnetic Tape Speed Standardsp. 297
Phonograph Speedsp. 297
Film-Length Standardsp. 297
Negative, Sound, Print and Television Recording Filmsp. 298
Film-Width Standardsp. 298
Film Projection Speedp. 298
Frame ratep. 299
Table of Frequenciesp. 300
Frequency Bandsp. 300
Radio Bandsp. 300
Television Channels, Standards, and Systemsp. 301
Television Channelsp. 301
Existing Television Picture Standardsp. 301
Proposed Television Picture Standards: HDTVp. 301
Color Television Systemsp. 301
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ISBN: 9780240803760
ISBN-10: 0240803760
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st December 1999
Publisher: FOCAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition