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Editing in a Nutshell— 9 Things You Need to Know About the Post-Production Process

Before a client is ready to start the post-production process, it’s important to understand these key elements of the Post-Production process. 1. What is a Post-Production Supervisor? The Post-Production Supervisor helps supervise the editing process. They are the liaison between the client, editors, graphic artist, colorist and audio engineer. They make sure the budget is on target, the client needs are met and that all deadlines and deliverables stay on schedule. 2. What Should Potential Clients do to Prepare for Post-Production? Before a client is ready to start the post-production process, the Post Production Supervisor must understand the client’s budget, delivery dates, and final deliverables. After presenting the info, The Post-Production Supervisor will then create a bid and post-production calendar for the project. The calendar provides the client with a timeline that outlines when they will receive postings, when their feedback is required, and when final deliverables and assets will be…

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The Magic Behind ADR in Video Production

Let’s face it, recording sound can be tricky, especially when you’re doing it during video production. If you’ve spent any time on a set, you know that capturing perfect audio can take a lot of time, energy and re-recording. And when you factor in the inevitable noise from staffers, generators and unexpected environmental sounds, the process only becomes more challenging. When the best of efforts and intentions don’t pass muster, you then have to re-record and sync the audio in post-production, a painstaking process. Here at SNEAKY BIG, we offer the latest in audio technology – Automated Dialog Replacement, or ADR. Read on to see how we can help you reclaim your audio. What is ADR? Originally referred to as “looping,” ADR is the process of re-recording your audio in a quieter, more controlled environment, typically in a recording studio. Basically, an ADR session consists of an actor studying a…

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Judge Jerry Case Study

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, NBC Universal Television approached SNEAKY BIG with a unique project – to help produce season two of the hit TV show “Judge Jerry” while adhering to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. This was an especially challenging ask, as the key players – Judge Jerry Springer, Bailiff Najee Hinds and the litigants – would need to be filmed in different states. This project would require a level of remote virtual production that had never been successfully attempted by the industry before. Judge Jerry Virtual Set SNEAKY BIG’s design team worked with NBCU to build a virtual courtroom set to replicate Judge Jerry’s real-life set in Stamford, Connecticut. The set design was built using Unreal Engine to create a realistic and immersive virtual environment. It was so realistic; it was hard to tell it wasn’t the real thing. Each of the participants were filmed…

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Case Study: Realscreen Virtual Reality Set

How do you go virtual with an awards show without losing any of the glitz and glamour of the in-person event? You create a life-like, gorgeous and immersive virtual reality set like the ones we craft at SNEAKY BIG.

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