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A cue mark, also known as a cue dot, a changeover cue or simply a cue is a visual indicator used with motion picture film prints, usually placed on the right-hand upper corner of a frame of the film. [1]

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Anamorphic format

Anamorphic format is the cinematography technique of shooting a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film or other visual recording media with a non-widescreen native aspect ratio.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster which began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Coded anti-piracy

Coded anti-piracy (CAP) is an anti-copyright infringement technology which marks each film print of a motion picture with a distinguishing patterns of dots, used as a forensic identifier to identify the source of illegal copies.

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Copyright infringement

Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

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Independent Broadcasting Authority

The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) was the regulatory body in the United Kingdom for commercial television (ITV and Channel 4 and limited satellite television regulation – cable television was the responsibility of the Cable Authority) – and commercial and independent radio broadcasts.

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India ink

India ink (or Indian ink in British English) is a simple black ink once widely used for writing and printing and now more commonly used for drawing, especially when inking comic books and comic strips.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a commercial TV network in the United Kingdom.

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Movie projector

A movie projector is an opto-mechanical device for displaying motion picture film by projecting it onto a screen.

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Movie theater

A movie theater or movie theatre (also called a cinema, movie house, film house, film theater or picture house) is a venue, usually a building, that contains an auditorium for viewing movies (films) for entertainment.

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Negative (photography)

In photography, a negative is an image, usually on a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film, in which the lightest areas of the photographed subject appear darkest and the darkest areas appear lightest.

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Outside broadcasting

Outside broadcasting (OB) is the electronic field production (EFP) of television or radio programmes (typically to cover television news and sports television events) from a mobile remote broadcast television studio.

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Photographic emulsion

Photographic emulsion is a light-sensitive colloid.

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Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE (rarely), founded in 1916 as the Society of Motion Picture Engineers or SMPE, is an international professional association, based in the United States of America, of engineers working in the motion imaging industries. An internationally recognized standards organizations, SMPTE has more than 600 Standards, Recommended Practices and Engineering Guidelines for television production, filmmaking, digital cinema, audio recording, information technology, and medical imaging. In addition to development and publication of technical standard documents, SMPTE publishes the, provides networking opportunities for its members, produces academic conferences and exhibitions, and performs other industry-related functions. is open to any individual or organization with interest in the subject matter. SMPTE standards documents are copyrighted and may be purchased from the SMPTE website, or other distributors of technical standards. Standard documents may be purchased by the general public. Significant standards promulgated by SMPTE include.

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A solenoid (from the French solénoïde, derived in turn from the Greek solen "pipe, channel" + combining form of Greek eidos "form, shape") is a coil wound into a tightly packed helix.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope)Lucas, George (writer/director).

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Television advertisement

A television advertisement (variously called a television commercial, commercial or ad in American English, and known in British English as an advert) is a span of television programming produced and paid for by an organization, which conveys a message, typically to market a product or service.

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Watermark (disambiguation)

A watermark is a recognizable image or pattern in paper used to identify authenticity.

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35 mm film

35 mm film is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cue_mark

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