An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production (Part Two)

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production. In Part Two we look at the Mixing, Mastering and Creating Deliverables stages.

An Overview of the different Stages of Pre-production (Part Two)

A solid pre-production is the key to any successful production. Let’s break down the stages involved in pre-production and explain their importance.

What is Filmmaking? [Part Two]

In this part, I will cover prep, production and post. 2. Pre-production, or Prep The stages involved under prep are not always in this order, and not all of them are necessary depending on the type of film that you are making; but here they are: Storyboarding Location Hunting, Images/Data/Research Information and Database management Communication […]

What is Filmmaking? [Part One]

Who is a filmmaker? A Filmmaker is one who takes the onus of a feature film from beginning to end, and most commonly fulfills the dual role of producer and director (or more if impelled to do so). The traditional designations of any feature film have become too professional, with responsibilities demarcated, and boundaries clearly […]

VIII: The Impossible Post

Post production on The Impossible Murder took one year. First it went to a post-house (I won’t name them) who promised to do the editing, VFX, grading and sound mixing for a reasonable fee. After paying them a hefty advance, I learnt their editor was doing multiple jobs at the same time. The editing took […]

VI: The Impossible Logistics: Food, Travel and Living

If nothing else, an independent filmmaker must: Provide adequate, tasty and nutritious meals to all its cast and crew members, never treating anybody with prejudice as regards their designation, skill or experience. Provide comfortable travel (even if cheap), and ensure the cast and crew don’t have to struggle to find a location or place of […]