A terrific new reference guide for students, instructors, and anyone interested in the digital revolution now sweeping film and media into the new millenium.
The Dictionary of New Media covers thousands of terms that you need to know in digital media, film, television, and print.
If you've just bought your first digital camera, or a DVD-Video deck, or you're curious what the future holds for HDTV (High-Definition Television), or youíre thinking of investing in some Home Theatre Equipment, or your new computer came with a DVD-ROM drive, or you need to know what the difference is among all those new audio formats-- MP3, DAM, DVD-Audio and SACD-- or you
wonder why you should you care whether the movie is in SDDS, DTS, or Dolby Digital (and what is THX ,anyway?!), or you swear you canít tell the difference between Foley and ADR, or you want to know how JPG is different from TIFF or MPEG, well...you'll find answers in the Dictionary of New Media.
A comprehensive introductory essay provides an understandable guide to today's digital revolution. More than 2,400 entries cover the many new terms that have entered the language in the last few years, and also survey the basic technical, critical, and professional language of film, television, and print. Updates and discussion on the ReadFilm.com website.
Available in paperback, hardback, or downloadable PDF file. Visit the Books section at www.ReadFilm.com -- online samples available!
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