I have been a video producer for over two decades now, so when I saw a video from the 2017 Oscars, I was completely floored.
It was a beautifully crafted film that captured the essence of our times with an incredible narrative.
But I thought, What is this movie?
How did it get made?
After watching it again, I came to a conclusion: It was produced by a video production team.
To this day, I still find it incredibly hard to explain to a prospective producer what a video is, why it’s important to them, and what the pros and cons of a production process are.
In fact, it took me a while to figure out what a production is.
So I’m going to break it down into a series of questions and answers to help you understand how a video’s production works.
First, let’s talk about the basics.
What is a production?
A production is a group of people (or teams) who work together to make a film, or a series or short documentary.
Production is one of the most important steps in any filmmaking process, and in the past, the term production was often used to describe a specific time or a specific type of work.
However, today we usually use the term “production” to refer to the entire process of creating and shooting a film.
Production means everything from the initial idea, through the editing and production of the film, through to the final editing and post-production.
Production involves a large team of people, who all work on the same story together.
How is a video produced?
If a filmmaker is making a documentary, then production involves the film’s entire production team, including the actors, crew, producers, and editors.
The most common types of production include: Making a film: This is where you’ll most likely find yourself in your production, whether it’s a documentary or a short film.
Making an original film: A film is a project that takes a project idea and creates a new film that uses that same idea, or the concept from the original project, as its foundation.
Creating a short documentary: A short film is like a TV series or an episodic short film, in that it’s just a small amount of content, usually in the form of a single film.
This film will typically be shot with a limited budget and a short production schedule.
Producing a feature film: There are many different kinds of features that are produced each year.
Some feature films are made entirely by the production team themselves, and some feature films that feature independent filmmakers are produced by the filmmakers themselves.
Sometimes, a feature will be shot entirely by independent filmmakers and then feature film will be created by a film company.
When a feature films, the production is all about the story, and that means that the director and producers work on every aspect of the production.
The film will generally be made using digital or on-location production, and the director will likely spend a significant amount of time on editing, sound mixing, post-processing, and editing.
If the production does include an independent filmmaker, then the director is usually paid based on the final film’s profits.
What are the pros/cons of a video editing workflow?
There are pros and con for every editing workflow.
I would say that the best video editing processes are one-to-one, but it can be challenging to keep up with the pace of a new feature film.
The process is broken into four major steps: The editor makes a rough cut of the finished product The director makes a final edit to add more or less information to the edited film The director takes care of editing any extra footage that may be left over The director and the editor both work on a separate project for the final edits.
There is a great chance that a film will need additional editing or post-recording, especially if the filmmaker is the only person involved with the final edit.
It is important to note that the editing workflow itself can be quite slow, but if the director makes the final cuts and the filmmaker follows the process, it should take less time than if it were to go through the entire production process.
Another point of discussion is whether the filmmakers or the production are the ones making the final decisions about the final cut.
In my experience, there is a huge difference between what I call “the director’s cut” and “the editor’s cut.”
A director’s cutting is when the director, producer, and editor work on an edited film.
It’s where the filmmakers and the editors are working together to get the final mix.
The editor’s cutting will often involve a different set of people in addition to the filmmakers.
This process can be very slow.
It also can be much more difficult to edit than a director’s, which is why it is often referred to as a “second cut.”
The editor will often have