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By Richard W. Kroon

Defining greater than 10,000 phrases and words from daily slang to technical phrases and ideas, this dictionary of the audiovisual language embraces greater than 50 topic components inside of movie, tv, and residential leisure. It comprises phrases from the full lifecycle of an audiovisual paintings from preliminary notion via advertisement presentation in all of the significant distribution channels together with theatrical exhibition, tv broadcast, domestic leisure, and cellular media. The dictionary definitions are augmented by way of greater than six hundred illustrations, 1,600 etymologies, and approximately 2,000 encyclopedic entries that offer illuminating anecdotes, ancient standpoint, and clarifying information that may be neglected by way of a extra conventional dictionary. utilization notes offer additional suggestions the place phrases may be careworn or are typically misused.

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Most commercial forms that would later appear on television had already been seen in the cinema. In recent years, audiovisual advertising on the Internet has grown rapidly, but contemporary audiovisual advertisement is still dominated by television, with 27 The first copyrighted filmed advertisement was Admiral Cigarette (1897), produced at Edison’s Black Maria studio (Library of Congress American Memory collection). advertising injury advertising art n. The visual elements created for an advertisement, particularly a print ad such as a movie poster.

Advertising injury LEGAL n. Legal liability that stems from publishing material that constitutes an invasion of privacy, the misappropriation of advertising ideas, or the infringement of copyright, title, or slogan. Often pursued under libel or slander laws. It is common practice in France to provide two showtimes for each film; the first showtime identifies when the advertisements and trailers begin, while the second identifies when the film itself begins. S. that would require local exhibitors to post actual movie start times, but no laws have been passed to date.

Advertising in cinemas n. Commercial promotions in a theatrical setting, typically advertisements or trailers preceding a film’s showing, or product placement within the motion picture itself. Many theaters also display a slide show or video program of advertisements on screen between showings. advertising appeal n. That aspect of an advertisement that attracts the attention of a potential customer and communicates the reasons why the customer should purchase the product. Compare fear appeal; negative appeal; positive appeal.

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