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Television Sports Production, 5th Edition by Jim Owens

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Chapter 15Postproduction

Postproduction gives a producer an opportunity to improve and enhance the original production or correct a mistake. Often it is said, “Don’t worry, we’ll fix it in post.”

Gary Milkis, Director, eight Olympics

Postproduction is the final step in the production process. At its most basic level, postproduction is the process of combining individual shots in a desired order. It can have several purposes:

  • To assemble material in a sequential fashion. The competition may have been shot over a number of days and then assembled into one program.
  • To correct mistakes by cutting them out or by covering them with other material. The on-camera talent may have made a mistake, but an editor can remove those few seconds or cover ...

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