pbcoreAssetType Vocabulary

Usage: for pbcoreAssetType


  • Album:
    A collection of recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, or another medium.
  • Animation:
    A moving image production element created from static drawings or objects.
  • Clip:
    A short excerpt taken from a moving image or audio resource. A clip may not convey a complete intellectual concept.
  • Collection:
    A group of materials with some unifying characteristic. – 2. Materials assembled by a person, organization, or repository from a variety of sources; an artificial collection.
  • Compilation:
    A single asset containing multiple different sub-assets; for example, a reel with programs, clips, and raw footage.
  • Episode:
    A single installment of a series, whether linearly relate to other episodes in the series, or simply presented under the same branding.
  • Miniseries:
    A multi-episode resource of limited duration, aired daily or weekly, usually with a total running time of less than 15 hours.
  • Program:
    A resource that has been prepared for broadcast/publication and is presented as a single work, with no series branding.
  • Promo:
    An edited piece of audio or video announcing an upcoming work (like a program or series).
  • Raw Footage:
    Originally captured footage or other unedited content, not intended for broadcast in its current form.
  • Segment:
    A self-contained portion of a program/episode, which serves its own function, but operates within the larger program/episode.
  • Series:
    A set of episodes broadcast in sequence, usually conceived without a definte end and aired on a regular schedule. Typically all episodes within a single series follow a specific theme or continuous storyline, or are all broadcast under the same series title and branding.
  • Season:
    A set of episodes from a series, which were all aired in the same broadcast period.
  • Subseries:
    A set of episodes that makes up its own series, which is broadcast under an umbrella series with its own branding.

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