The Production Process: Production

Production Stages and Setup

In the production process, there are four standard stages in the actual shooting of an electronic field production (EFP): setting up, rehearsing, shooting, and striking.

Setting Up

Assuming all of the preproduction steps were followed, the first step of the production stage is unloading the equipment and moving it to the first shooting location. Regarding security, professional video equipment is expensive and looks attractive to thieves. Never leave equipment unguarded and never leave the production vehicle unlocked.

Field Equipment Considerations

Field equipment is much more susceptible than studio equipment to damage and technical problems from the environment. Because the majority ...

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