LIVE ACTION VIDEO
WORKFLOW AND TIMELINE

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LIVE ACTION VIDEO WORKFLOW


1. DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING

  • Developing the video style based on project target market provided by CLIENT

  • Developing the storyboard (if necessary)

IMAGE

  • Stock footage research (if necessary)

AUDIO

  • Define the soundtrack

  • License the soundtrack

ON LOCATION

  • Location scouting

2. PRE-PRODUCTION

PLANNING

  • Defining a shot list for the production team (if necessary)

  • Reviewing key department heads and crew (can include but is not limited to: Director of Photography, 1st Assistant Camera, Sound Engineer, Drone Pilot, Production Manager, Fixer, Hair & Make-Up, Wardrobe, etc.)

  • Auditioning characters (if necessary) and review by CLIENT

  • Scheduling the principle photography

  • Securing and clearing from the production team (permits, location management, insurance, transportation, etc.)

  • Preparing wardrobe and review by CLIENT (if necessary)

  • VFX supervision (if necessary)

  • Scheduling travel itinerary for production team and gear

ON LOCATION

  • Rehearsals (if necessary)

  • Technical scouting with production team

  • Camera and gear tests

3. PRODUCTION

ON LOCATION

  • Principle photography (shooting on location any live footage needed for post-production)

4. POST-PRODUCTION

IMAGE

  • Editing project and files preparation

  • Edit video

  • VFX composition (if necessary)

  • Titles layout (if necessary)

  • Pre-color correction

  • CLIENT review 1 & 2

  • Picture Lock (locking the editing with CLIENT)

  • Processing for color correction

  • Complex color correction

AUDIO

  • Edit soundtrack

  • Recording of Voice Over (if necessary)

  • Pre-sound editing, sound editing and sound mixing

  • CLIENT review 1 & 2

  • Final sound edition, sound design and sound mixing

EXPORTS

  • Final exporting and delivery in native and compressed format for diffusion in the various platforms agreed upon

 
 

LIVE ACTION PROJECT TIMELINE


1. INITIAL CLIENT MEETING

Getting familiar with the project goals and needs.

2. EVALUATION & CONTRACT

Review documents and evaluate objectives from the Information Needed to Start a Project to define a contract. Creation of a budget and reverse schedule.

3. ON LOCATION SCOUTING

Contract is signed. Travel to shooting location to determine the resources, what we’re doing, when, and where.

4. PROJECT PREPARATION

Video development and pre-production phases as described in the Video Workflow. Determine project framework and prepare production.

5. ON LOCATION PHOTOGRAPHY

Pre-production and Production phases as described in the Live Action Video Workflow.

6. ASSETS REVIEW & DELIVERY

Post-production phase as described in the Live Action Video Workflow.

 
 

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