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Basics of the Video Production Diary by Des Lyver

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Post Production

The post production stage is the final stage of the programme’s life. This is the stage where all the different pieces come together to form the complete jigsaw.

The pictures that have been shot will be collected together into the right order, the shots will be trimmed to the correct length, any special effects will be added, the captions will be fitted in and the sound will be mixed together to form the final sound track.

How much actual work, and therefore time, this all takes depends on the preparation work that has already been done. If the storyboard has been well thought out the majority of shots should cut together, without the need for cutaways. If the shooting logs have been properly completed every shot will be found ...

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