When planning a show, it is wise to begin with the deliverables in mind. Knowing what you are expected to deliver can save innumerable time and money. And nowhere is it more important, than with new media companies. This event featured four presentations by companies at the cutting edge of post production.
My final show as an Online Editor was the Swedish Sauna episode of ‘Indoor Out’ for HGTV in 2009. Before I left I wrote the following letter and checklist for the Assistant Editor who had been training to takeover my role.
The point of applying project management techniques to television production is to maximize the amount of time your team is doing the fun creative work instead of waiting for resources to become available.
Avid has posted an excellent interview with Assistant Editor Ryan Axe.
At some point the trend towards less office space per worker is going to collide with the minimum requirements of a room to be an edit suite.
If you needed any further proof that Post Production is the new Production, look no further than the participants in the Netflix Post Technology Alliance.
Post Producers/Post Supervisors & the Post Schedule Post Supervisors are Producers who specialize in the post production process. Part chief of staff, part office manager, part coach; this dynamic role influences a show in numerous ways. But their most important responsibility is creating and maintaining the Post Schedule. All of these TV characters would make great […]
The filming of Cold Mountain in Romania starts in exactly three weeks… No one seems panicked. As Walter says later, “If I even know where I’m going to be three weeks in advance, that’s a long lead time.”
Are we in the middle of the motion picture’s evolution; from an art form created by a small number of specialists, to a medium of mass communication practiced by everyone?
Post production is a Zombie-class situation. Producers and editors can’t wrestle with shooting ratios of 200:1.