Motion picture:  A series of still pictures on film, with or without sound, designed to be projected in rapid succession to produce the optical effect of motion.

Field 007 has no indicators or subfield codes; the data elements are positionally defined.  Field 007 for the category of material motion picture currently has 23 character positions defined for it.  The first eight positions (007/00-07) should always be used.  Additionally, an institution may choose to code positions following 007/07 up to and including 007/22.  Because the definitions of the codes are dependent upon the character position in which they occur, the coding of any character position following 007/07 mandates that each preceding character position contains a defined code or a fill character ( | ).

Validity by material type:  All character positions in 007 for motion picture records are valid for all types.

Record requirements in National-level or Minimal-level records for 007 motion picture:  Optional.  Requirements for the character positions vary.  See the specific character position description.

Character positions in 007 for motion picture:

007/00:  Category of material

007/01:  Specific material designation

007/02:  Undefined

007/03:  Color

007/04:  Motion picture presentation format

007/05:  Sound on medium or separate

007/06:  Medium for sound

007/07:  Dimensions

007/08:  Configuration of playback channels

007/09:  Production elements

007/10:  Positive/negative aspect

007/11:  Generation

007/12:  Base of film

007/13:  Refined categories of color

007/14:  Kind of color stock or print

007/15:  Deterioration stage

007/16:  Completeness

007/17-22:  Film inspection date

See:  Examples of 007 field for a motion picture.

See also:

007  Physical Description Fixed Field