Glossary

This video glossary covers the terminology and defines the meaning of common video terms related to cameras, codecs, lighting, film set lingo, post-production workflows, and everything else you ever wanted to know about film and video production.

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Memory Cards

Memory cards are little memory drives used in digital cameras to store the data files of the images you capture. Where film cameras record images onto strips of film, digital cameras record data onto these handy flash drives. Some of the most common memory cards come in the form of Secure Digital cards, Compact Flash cards, and Solid State drives. For more about memory cards, check out our ultimate guide to memory cards!


Grant

Grant Harvey is a freelance writer, screenwriter, and filmmaker based out of Los Angeles. When he’s not working on his own feature-length screenplays and television pilots, Grant uses his passion and experience in film and videography to help others learn the tools, strategies, and equipment needed to create high-quality videos as a filmmaker of any skill level.


Me myself and I profile

About the author:

Jan Sørup is a videographer and photographer from Denmark. He’s the owner of filmdaft.com and of the Danish company Apertura, which produces video content for big companies in Denmark and Scandinavia. Jan has a background in music, has drawn webcomics, and is a former lecturer at the University of Copenhagen.