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I think I'm using the term PRELAP wrong? I'm using it for a VO that starts before that scene begins. Is that correct?
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Here's a professional's take on it:
"V.O. is used when the speaker is not physically in the scene. This could be because the speaker is on the other end of a telephone line or radio broadcast, the speaker is an unseen narrator, or the speaker is a character’s inner-monologue.
This last example is important to note, as it is somewhat counter-intuitive: if an on-screen character’s thoughts are heard, it is V.O., not O.S.
If there is pre-lap dialogue,...
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