Video Production Process
Video production is a process that involves the making of the film or any recorded video work. Examples of such can documentaries, films, reality shows, musicals and many more. Video production process takes a lot of time, money and strength. It needs the work of a few professionals to be able to put it together. The videos recorded can either be based on a script or not but they must have a clear storyline. The video crew are the professionals who take part in the video production process but do not appear in front of the camera. It is only the actors who appear in front of the cameras. The three stages of video production process are namely pre production process, production process and the post production process.
The first stage of video production process is the pre production stage. This is the stage that comes before the production actually starts as the name suggests. It usually involves a lot of preparations and it is only the top crew members that are involved here. The top crew members involves in pre production stage are namely producers, set designer, production manager, director, script writer and many others. The kind of work done here is usually looking for the script, finding a producers who will sponsor the project, scouting for the location, conducting a research about the film, casting the actors, building the required set etc. After making all the preparations then a shooting schedule is given out for them to get ready for the production process.
It is the production process that is the second process of video production. It is at this stage that the video is shot during a certain period of time. It will involve going out to the set location, putting your actors in front of the camera and finally bringing the film to life. In the case of a live show you will have to set up your camera and leave it to record the live events. Raw footages is the name used to refer to the recorded videos being that they contain even the unwanted parts. It is at this stage that both the crew and actors are involved and they need a lot of time. When the shooting is done then this process comes to an end. They finally get to move to the post production stage.
It is only the top crew memners that are involved in the post production process of video production. They are the producers, directors and editors. The editors are always the main people who make this process a success. They will use the raw footages to make a full story by cutting and trimming them then joining them. They get to add sound, lighting and effects where it is necessary.