Post-production: an overview

Whilst this book is primarily dedicated to an explanation of the High Definition (HD) process with regard to capturing the image, it seems necessary to touch briefly on some of the post-production issues that might affect other decisions that may need to be made before you set up the cutting room. There are also some matters which should be considered before shooting starts in respect of how you intend finally to deliver the movie.

28.1  Generations

There is a level at which, although it might be technically possible, it may be unwise to make too many succeeding copies of the original tape. When you make another copy it is referred to as making another generation where the camera original is thought of as the first ...

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