LIVE ACTION VIDEO WORKFLOW
Developing the video style based on project target market provided by CLIENT
Developing the storyboard (if necessary)
Stock footage research (if necessary)
Define the soundtrack
License the soundtrack
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
Rehearsals (if necessary)
Technical scouting with production team
Camera and gear tests
Principle photography (shooting on location any live footage needed for post-production)
Editing project and files preparation
VFX composition (if necessary)
Titles layout (if necessary)
CLIENT review 1 & 2
Picture Lock (locking the editing with CLIENT)
Processing for color correction
Complex color correction
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
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.