Contributed By Glen Berry
Post Rules of Thumb
Post Requires Resources
Beware a High Shooting Ratio
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Time spent in post production can be easily estimated with these rules of thumb: one hour per minute for the rough cut, another hour for the fine cut and another hour for sound editing.
The well is often dry when the movie gets to Post Production. Be sure to allot sufficient resources to cover all the tasks and requirements of your project in post.
With digital productions, it is easy to shoot mountains of footage. This can come at the detriment of the post production team - be sure you know the shooting ratio before planning post.