The Production Process: Preproduction
The production process is most easily understood and organized by its three steps: preproduction, production, and postproduction. Each step involves specific functions and operations that are critical to the final production.
Preproduction Planning I
Before any serious work can begin on a video project, a source of funding must be found. An interested party must commit money for staff, crew, cast, research, facilities, equipment, and expendable materials. Such sources of funds may be clients who have contracted for the specific project, such as television stations or networks, cable networks, or funding agencies; government agencies; money-lending agencies, such as banks and savings and loan companies; or ...