Both amateur and professional filmmakers should know the key terms used at stage and studio facilities for film production. Knowing what each of term means is vital for filmmakers and videographers. This aids in communication with industry professionals and increases knowledge of the many processes involved in creating a successful video or film.
Stage sets are the areas where videos and movies are shot. Some film production companies have one stage, while others feature multiple stages with movable walls to create space.
Sound recording includes more than recording actors' voices for film and video productions. Sound recording also includes music scoring, voice-overs and sound effects. Many studio facilities feature sound recording and editing services to meet the needs of film and video production staff.
Many stage and film production facilities offer script writing or script evaluation services to their clients. This service is especially helpful for first-time directors and producers who would benefit from the advice of industry experts. Professional writers create scripts for everything from commercials to feature-length films or offer advice on how to polish scripts.
Lighting and stage equipment
Many stage and film production facilities offer lighting and stage equipment to their clients. This includes the power needed to light up large sound stages as well as electrical equipment including feeder cables, CAM-LOK panels and floor breaker boxes. Other stage equipment would include scrims and sound blankets.
Film or video projects require camera crew members to shoot the film. Many stage and film production companies put together camera crews and other film personnel, including directors, actors and extras.
Post-production services include editing film and sound, writing and recording soundtrack music, and any additional visual and sound effects. Many stage and film production facilities offer post-production services to their clients. This includes hiring personnel to assist them in post-production so that the finished film or video project is professional and ready to be distributed.