A-roll

Main footage used in production. Contrast with B-roll.

A-roll is the main footage that drives the narrative. It's the video sequence that provides the backbone of the story to be told by the video. The A-roll is typically edited and supplemented in production with clips from the B-roll.

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A-roll
also known as
  • Footage
resources
  • A-Roll and B-Roll: The Two Types of Footage You Need to Tell a Great Story on pond5.com
  • A Roll and B Roll Explained on youtube.com
source
Adapted from content published on wikipedia.org
Last modified on July 10, 2020, 2:59 pm
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