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Editing Glossary.

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Backtiming Working out where to start by working backwards from the end. (e.g. if you want a line of narration to end at a particular point, start reading as you run backwards from that point and make a note of where you stop reading -  that's your start point).
I used to work in a dubbing theatre that had a record deck that ran backwards so they could 'backtime' music off vinyl.
 
Best - light Better than 'one-light'? Print or TK transfer that supposedly has the optimum setting for your material, but has not been properly colour graded, scene by scene.
 
Bin Now used by Avid to describe a database, in which shots, sequences etc are logged.

In film cutting rooms real bins (UK) or barrels (US) are used to stop loose film spilling all over the floor. Trim bins have a bar with pins along the top to hold clips and trims. Trims from the same shot are usually held together by a rubber band.

 
Blacked tape Videotape that has been recorded with time code but no picture.
 
Bleeping Way of censoring unwanted swearwords etc by replacing them with a bleep sound. It produces a comic effect which may work on 'Beadles About', but isn't always desirable.
Alternatives include drowning out with the sound of a passing car or replacing with a milder term ('frigging' for 'f*****g')... or just let them swear.
 
Blooping When you make a join in an optical soundtrack you get a click. To get rid of the click; 'bloop it' (paint a V shape over the join with blooping ink). To bloop an optical soundtrack negative, cut a V shaped wedge out with scissors.
 
Blow-up/Bump-up Blow-ups are film enlargements from a smaller to to a larger gauge (e.g. 16mm to 35mm)
Bump-ups are video copies from a low quality format to a higher (e.g. vhs to Betacam SP)
 
Blue Screen Shooting a scene against a blue background, so that a  moving matte is easily produced of anything in front of it. Any background you want can then be 'painted in' to the blue areas during the on-line edit. This technique is used 'live' to put weather forecasters in front of maps so you all know the sorts of things that can go wrong; blue haloes etc.
You don't have to use 'chromakey blue', other colours can be chosen - but just make sure its different from the heroine's dress (unless you are making "The Invisible Woman")
 
Buzz track See atmos.