Terms to know:

  • Long, Medium, Short Shot
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Leading Line
  • Juxtaposition
  • Head Room
  • Look or Nose Room
  • Lead Room
  • Background, Foreground
  • Balance
  • Tension
  • Maintaining Composition
  • Color Consistency
  • Natural Framing
  • Exposure
  • Depth of Field
  • MPEG, MPEG2, MPEG4
  • Match Cutting
  • Audio Transition
  • Frame Wipe
  • Motion Transition
  • Whip Pan
  • Three S Theory
  • Three Beat Timing
  • Storyboard
  • Voice Over
  • Chromakey
  • RGB
  • Composite
  • DV
  • HDTV
  • NTSC, PAL
  • Aspect Ratio