Production / Television

Post production

Post production is where recorded material is shaped, polished, packaged and comes to life. Understanding its demands and how it works is a must for anyone in the industry. Browse the articles and videos in this section for practical advice on the world of post production.

I made… Deadly 360

Bringing predators to life without drowning in a sea of archive rushes – the weird world of the archive researcher on children’s natural history programme Deadly 360. Amanda Kear tells us more.

Tapeless production

Producing with file based formats - Jane Clancey and guests discuss tapeless production and what this cultural change means for programme makers.

Case study: grade

How do editors alter the colour of shots and create dramatic effects? Using an Andy Murray promo, editor Nial Brown reveals all.

Using music in your production

Inspiring, moving, or really irritating, music is a must for most programmes today. Why has it become so important and how do you make sure it enhances rather than ruins your production?

Jonno Field: senior editor

What does an editor do on constructed reality shows like TOWIE and The Apprentice? Find out from senior editor Jonno Field in our career quiz.

Zeb Chadfield: editor and colourist

In a fast changing industry, how do you keep up to date with new skills? Freelance online editor and colourist Zeb Chadfield shares this advice on how to stay ahead.

George Foulgham: dubbing mixer

Interested in a career in sound? BAFTA winning dubbing mixer George Foulgham offers his advice on the training and techniques to help you get started and go further.

Countryfile: post production

Editing VT inserts for a live show - we join the post production team from well-loved factual show Countryfile.

Clear sound: making the most of post

George Foulgham, award winning dubbing mixer, on making the most of post.