Term Reference Guide
Cut – A single uninterrupted video source/clip.
Hard Cut – A transition that makes no visual additions between two video sources.
Keyframe – A drawing that defines the starting or ending point of any smooth transition of motion.
Mask – Object that obscures the view of another object.
Opacity – The relative level of transparency of an object. Opaque defined normally as 100% opacity, the opposite of transparent ( 0% opacity).
Opacity Fade Transition – Source a transitions into source b by lowering its opacity.
Transitions -The visual replacement of one video source with a successive new source.
Tween – Derived from animation for “in-between”, it is the automated creation of frames or data between pre-established keyframes.