“I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don’t see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with the rest of cinema.”
—GUILLERMO DEL TORO
For many years, I have owned a postproduction company. We specialize in postproduction services for producers of all budget levels. We spend much of the day fixing post problems. In the hustle-and-bustle of production, some issues that will cause problems in post cannot be avoided, but I would say 95% of the problems we encounter could have been avoided. If your production has low standards, it will actually take more time to complete postproduction.
The following are the most common mistakes my company encounters with film productions.