Glossary of Film and Electronic Media Terms

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X-axis The horizontal line (axis) of a graph or chart.

X-Y micing A stereo micing technique using two directional microphones aimed in a Y-pattern.

X-Y pickup A mike configuration used in stereo recording in which two directional mikes are mounted next to each other one directed 45 degrees to the right and one 45 degrees to the left.

XCU Script designation for extreme close-up

XLR connector Canon connector. A standard, three-prong professional audio connector.

XLS A script designation for extra long shot.


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