Definitions for: Videotape


[n] a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound
[n] a video recording made on magnetic tape
[v] record on videotape



Synonyms: tape

See Also: enter, mag tape, magnetic tape, put down, record, tape, tape recording, taping, video recording




Famous Quotes Containing Videotape:


We talk about theatre museums filled with old costumes and things. What we also need is a theatre museum of the old routines on videotape. We are only the custodians of those techniques, and they should be preserved.

-- Jim Dale (British Musician)

Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots, I'm put on videotape. I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on a shelf and never get better.

-- David Ogden Stiers (American Actor)

Well, it's 15 years since Sex, Lies And Videotape, and if you hang around long enough you're having the same arguments with just a new set of people every few years and it gets boring.

-- Steven Soderbergh (American Director)

A disk unbeknownst to the director can go to the producer in another city or in another office and that producer can edit behind the director's back much easier than in the old days. Since these dailies are now put on videotape, more kinds of people have access to dailies.

-- John Frankenheimer (American Director)

Like, every couple of months you read, they rewrite, you come back in, they've animated more stuff - they usually videotape you while you're reading it - so they'll incorporate some gestures and some facial expressions into it.

-- John Goodman (American Actor)

The kids have all seen it on DVD or videotape.

-- Frankie Avalon (American Actor)

The big debate right now is if Saddam is alive or dead. He's dead, then he's alive, then dead, then alive. It's just confusing. Today they showed videotape, and Saddam was speaking at his own funeral.

-- David Letterman (American Comedian)

I'm sick of people sittin' in chairs stating their problems. Then we roll the videotape... then we have our experts on the topic... I'm in the 'What's next?' phase of my career.

-- Oprah Winfrey (American Entertainer)

They're trying to beat out this movie, the Ring, which is a similar idea. Our movie is about a website you visit and die in three days. Their movie is about a videotape you watch - and die in three days.

-- Stephen Dorff (American Actor)

When videotape came so a lot of movies that I do have a kind of afterlife in video. Things where movies that I do would come and go; they still come and go but you can go rent them and see them on TV.

-- Christopher Walken (American Actor)

We exercise great caution in airing an audio- or videotape released by a terrorist organization holding a hostage. These are decisions made by CNN's editorial staff and not by any third party.

-- Jim Walton (American Businessman)

TV happens. And once it's happened, it's gone. When it's gone, you move on, no tears, no tantrums, no videotape.

-- Mary Schmich (American Journalist)


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