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biopic

February 23, 2012

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Short for biographical motion picture. A film presenting the biography of a person, usually a famous one.

best boy

February 22, 2012

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The right hand to the Key Grip or the Gaffer (depending whether in the grip or electrical department).

b-roll

February 9, 2012

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Footage or images shown underneath a voice over. Often used in interviews in order to make the film more interesting.

blue-ray disc

February 8, 2012

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Optical disc storage medium made to replace DVD. diameter: 120 mm thickness: 1.2 mm storage per layer: 25 GB dual, triple and quadruple layer discs are available.

b movie

February 8, 2012

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Low-budget commercial movie. Historically it was the less publicised half of a double show (USA). Nowadays it may be understood as a low quality film (which doesn’t have to be true), and is often mixed with exploitation films etc.

buyer

February 5, 2012

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Locates and purchases or rents the set dressing.

bin ends

February 4, 2012

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See: cutting room floor