PRE-PRODUCTION – from the time that the Producer finds a script to the time that the Director takes charge of the production process. This will include meetings involving the Producer, Financial Controller, Director, Production Designer, Art Director, Cinematographer, Visual Effects Supervisor, Special Effects Supervisor, Film Editor, Writer etc. The Storyboard Artist will be called in to illustrate scenes from the script so that the Director’s desired style can be fully discussed. In the case of science fiction and fantasy films, the Graphic Artist will be asked to visualize certain fantastic characters. These characters may be produced as Animatronics or as Visual Effects introduced into the film during the Post-Production process. Also at this time the lead actors and actresses will be discussed and approaches made to their agents. The cost of the cast will have a significant impact on the budget. Well-seasoned film makers will also include the Sound Editor & Music Supervisor as the music track is a most important part of the final audience experience. At this time the Producer will have already made approaches to the Distributors – having a prospective outlet for the production is key to raising the necessary finance.

PRODUCTION – although the Producer is still in charge of the overall project, the Director now takes over control of the production process working closely with the Production Office staff. The Director of Photography (Cinematographer) will select his Camera Crew, Lighting Technicians (Sparks), Grips & Riggers as well as equipment and suppliers.  In consultation with the Director, the Production Designer and Art Director will select the Construction Manager who, in turn, will select his Construction Crew. Also selected will be the Costume Designer and the Hair & Makeup Designer who will bring their own teams together. If the film includes any Special (Physical) Effects then the Special Effects Supervisor will choose his crew. Depending on the method (film or digital) the Laboratory will transfer the original into a format required by the Editor and Post-Production department. All this has to be achieved within budget.

POST-PRODUCTION – the Director and the Film Editor, Supervising Sound Editor and Visual Effects Supervisor take control of this part of the process. In general, the material will have been digitized for Post-Production and the Director, with the Heads of Department, will have selected Picture and Sound Technicians and the preferred hardware, software and facilities companies.

DISPLAY – this is back to the Producer and the Distribution & Marketing Managers in the Production Office. By the time the film has reached its finished state the Distributor should have prepared the films’ release on either a National or Global level. The Cinema Chain(s) involved are a most important part of the process. If the audience doesn’t have the viewing experience that the Director and Producer visualized, then the time and money spent on a feature film’s production can be wasted. At the centre of this is the Projectionist whose training and experience is key to a perfect screening with images in focus and sound exactly right.



  1. make real money online

    November 11, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Hi there, I enjoy reading all of your post. I wanted to write a little comment to support you.

  2. facts about the digestive system

    November 12, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    Thank you for every other excellent article. The place else could
    anyone get that kind of info in such a perfect means of writing?

    I’ve a presentation subsequent week, and I am on the search for such info.

  3. web fortune master

    November 19, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    Hello to all, the contents present at this web site are genuinely awesome for
    people knowledge, well, keep up the nice work fellows.

  4. Dermallo

    November 23, 2013 at 7:49 am

    There is definately a great deal to learn about this issue.
    I like all the points you’ve made.

  5. biogeniste reviews

    November 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    For hottest information you have to visit world wide web and on world-wide-web I found this website as a best web site for most up-to-date updates.


    November 24, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    If you are going for finest contents like I do, just
    visit this web site all the time since it presents feature contents, thanks

  7. hyper fuel 9x where to buy

    November 25, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    I’ve been surfing online more than 3 hours today,
    yet I never found any interesting article like yours.
    It is pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all site owners and bloggers
    made good content as you did, the web will
    be a lot more useful than ever before.

  8. web Page

    November 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Wow! At last I got a webpage from where I be capable of genuinely obtain helpful data regarding my study
    and knowledge.

  9. webpage

    December 1, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    I absolutely love your blog and find most of your post’s to be what precisely I’m looking
    for. Does one offer guest writers to write content for you personally?
    I wouldn’t mind writing a post or elaborating on many of the subjects you write concerning here.
    Again, awesome site!


    December 11, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    I’ve read a few good stuff here. Certainly value bookmarking for revisiting.
    I wonder how so much effort you set to create such a wonderful informative website.

  11. Wilma

    December 11, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Excеllent post howеver , I was wondering iif you couԁ write a litte more on this topic?
    I’d be very grateful if you сould elaborate a little bit further.


  12. Raspberry ketones 500Mg

    December 11, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    I do trust all the ideas you have offered on your post. They’re really convincing and will definitely work.
    Still, the posts are too short for novices. May just you please prolong them a
    bit from subsequent time? Thanks for the post.

  13. pure garcinia

    December 12, 2013 at 9:50 am

    Hello, I think your website might be having browser compatibility issues.

    When I look at your blog in Opera, it looks fine
    but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping.
    I just wanted to give you a quick heads up!
    Other then that, great blog!


    December 12, 2013 at 10:43 am

    I’ve been surfing on-line greater than 3 hours today, yet I by no
    means discovered any interesting article like yours. It’s lovely worth enough for me.

    Personally, if all site owners and bloggers made good content material as
    you probably did, the internet will likely be a lot more
    useful than ever before.

  15. Marc Oberle

    January 21, 2015 at 6:49 pm

    Nice topic. i think you should write something more about this so that can help us more to know about this.

  16. air cleaners

    January 23, 2015 at 3:47 am

    whoah this blog is wonderful i love studying your posts.
    Stay up the good work! You know, many people are hunting round for this info,
    you could help them greatly.

  17. g

    June 16, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    Hi there, I enjoy reading all of your article. I
    wanted to write a little comment to support you.


Leave a Reply to air cleaners Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: