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Because of the stylistic similarities between comic strips and early animated movies, "cartoon" came to refer to animation, and this is the sense in which "cartoon" is most commonly used today. These are usually shown on television or in cinemas and are created by showing illustrated images in rapid succession to give the impression of movement. (In this meaning, the word cartoon is sometimes shortened to toon. Although the term can be applied to any animated presentation, it is most often used in reference to programs for hildren, featuring anthropomorphized animals,superheroes, the adventures of child protagonists, and other related genres.
In the performing arts, casting (or casting call) is a vital pre-production process for selecting a cast (a meaning of the word recorded since 1631) of actors, dancers, singers, models and other talent for a live or recorded performance. It sometimes involves a series of auditions before a casting panel, composed of individuals such as the producer, director and/or choreographer. In the early stages of the process, candidate performers often may present prepared audition pieces such asmonologues or songs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casting_(performing_arts) )
A technique used to compress/decompress speech or audio signals. (aka: coder or decoder)
The copy, also known as the script, is the text to be read by the voice over talent. More commonly, it refers to the script for a commercial voice over for radio or television.
The copy points are generally the branding terms or unique features of a product or service to be emphasized in a script for commercial voice over. Although copy points are generally chosen by the client or copywriter, a voiceover talent needs to be able to spot copy points in the script and may sometimes need to use his or her discretion on the level of emphasis for each copy point to provide the desired delivery. A client may request a natural delivery, but too many copy points can make it difficult to deliver a script in a natural or conversational way. Conversely, too few or no copy points, if they can be completely absent, can flatten the delivery and render the message indefinite or uncommunicative.
It is a presentation meant to be shown in a company not to be broadcast, normally used to present innovative ideas, reports, or statuses to the clients or the company itself.
It is a personalized demo created using a specific script that allow the person who requested it hear something in particular that facilitates the decision of choosing the most appropriate voice for a project.