Video jargon can quickly get complicated, and can seem even worse to stills photographers who’ve learned a whole lexicon of photography concepts and terms and now have to do the same with the very different world of video. But the video basics are comparatively simple and easily learned, and the rest can follow from that. […]
Where the US and some other territories use the NTSC video/broadcast format, UK and Europe use the PAL standard. The main significance today is that if you're shooting video for broadcast in PAL territories you will probably want to use the standard PAL frame rate of 25fps.