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Median A statistical term meaning the middle value in an ordered set of values. Half of the values fall below the median, and half of the values fall above the median Mixed-use venue An arts venue which screens films on a part-time basis alongside other activities such as concerts and plays Megaplex site Defined by Dodona Research as a purpose-built cinema with 20 or more screens Multiplex site Defined by Dodona Research as a purpose-built cinema with five or more screens Multi-channel television Digital television programming carried by satellite, cable or freeview delivery systems, in this case excluding the five main network channels (BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5) Net box office Box office takings after deduction of VAT Online DVD rental Selecting and renting DVDs via a website for postal delivery ONS Office for National Statistics. Executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, responsible for the production of official statistics in the UK (www.ons.gov.uk) Out of town cinema Cinema located on the outskirts of a town, typically in a large shopping development PAYE Pay as you earn. A method of collecting income tax and national insurance where these are deducted at source by the employer and remitted to HMRC 244 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014 Pay TV A satellite or cable television system in which viewers pay a subscription to access television content including feature films Personal computer (PC) A lap-top or desk-top computer capable of operating independently of a network (although frequently networked in office environments) Personal video recorder (PVR) See Digital video recorder (DVR) Physical media Refers to the various physical formats on which video can be distributed, such as VHS, DVD, Blu-ray disc, etc Post-production All stages of film production occurring after the shooting of raw footage. These typically include: editing the picture, adding the soundtrack, adding visual special effects and sound effects and preparing a final cut Principal photography The phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and postproduction Producer A film producer oversees and delivers a film project to all relevant parties while preserving the integrity, voice and vision of the film Rental VoD A type of Video on Demand business model which involves a one-off rental of an individual film title for a limited period of time, also known as download-to-rent (DTR). See Video on Demand Sites Individual cinema premises Smart TV A television set or set-top box connected to the internet that uses internet digital protocols to communicate data


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