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.

Countryfile: post production

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

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.

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.

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.

Q&A: file delivery - a programme maker's guide

The industry-wide rollout of file-based delivery could affect more of the programme-making process than you think. Join our Twitter Q&A to find out what you need to know about this big change.

Delivering TV programmes as files

File delivery may not sound like the most glamourous part of production, but if your programme is to be seen by anyone it’s probably the most crucial. This short film helps you get it right.

Delivering your programme as a file

Change is coming as we start delivering programmes as digital files. Will it affect programme makers? The first in a series of podcasts examines the issues.

Editing part 3: the final finish

You've found the story in the rushes and added music and pictures to bring it to life. Now it’s time to add the final polish to create your finished piece

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?