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  • Radio Mic

    Also referred to as a LAV. A small, transportable microphone that uses radio frequency transmitters to send an audio signal from an input source to a separate receptor attached to a camera or a mixer. Radio mics allow a subject to move around and sound to be recorded without wires attaching the subject to a mixer or camera.

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  • Real Time

    When an operation processes at the same speed as the running time of the material being processed, it is referred to as real time. For example, tape is digitized in real time, meaning that it takes the length of the tape in time to capture the entire tape.

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  • Rendering

    Certain digital clip formats and some post-production effects such as transitions require rendering or computer processing. Depending on the type of digital material or the effect, rendering can take a couple seconds or several hours.

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  • Rough Cut

    A version of an edited segment that is between the assembly and the fine cut. The rough cut will be close to a fine cut with clips in the correct order but with a lot of fine-tuning left to do.

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  • Rule of Thirds

    This is a general rule used to make decisions about the composition of a frame. A frame is split into thirds horizontally and vertically across the frame with a total of nine sections. The rule of thirds says that the subject should never be dead center in the frame but instead one third from the top, bottom or edge of the frame.

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