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Nabet: National Association of
Broadcast Employees and Technicians.
Negative Image: An image with color value reversed from positive to negative,
making white seem black and black appear white.
Neorealism: A film style using documentary techniques for fictional
purposes. Most neorealist films rely on high-contrast black-and-white
film, nonprofessional actors, and natural settings. Neorealism began as
a movement among a group of filmmakers in Italy after World War II.
New Wave (Nouvelle vague): A recent movement in French filmmaking based
mainly on the notion of the Auteur. The movement was begun in the late
1950s by a group of young filmmakers (including Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc
Goddard, Louis Malle, and Alain Resnais) interested in exploring new potentials
for film art.
Night Premium: A 10% surcharge for work after 8:00 PM.
Nonsynchronous Sound: Sound that combines sounds from one source
with visuals from another, such as intense argument with only a man walking
alone visible, or the sounds of a rooster accompanying visuals of a classroom
lecturer. (See Synchronous Sound.)
Notes: At the end of each rehearsal, the director will give his
notes, which are his comments on the performance.
Number 1 Bar: The lighting bar immediately behind the proscenium
arch or the front bar which hangs over the stage in a non-proscenium arch