The term video production is used to refer to the process used during the creation of the video content. In one way or the other, the video production process may be similar to the film making process. The differences may however exist. One of the differences between the two processes is that the video production process involves recording the images digitally as contrasted to the film stock. Video production process usually entail 3 stages. These are the pre-production, production and the post production.
The pre-production stages generally involve all activities related to planning. All the activities that are covered during planning are those which are undertaken before the filming could begin. A good example of such planning activities in this stage are script writing, planning for the necessary logistics and making the needed schedules. Any other administrative activity may also included. The production is the next stage in video production process. This is the stage that involves the actual creation of the video content. Images or the images is what usually encompasses the content of the video. The name given for the purpose of describing this process is videography. The third stage of video production process is post-production. The combination of various video clips that have been created is what entails this stage. Combining of the video clips is generally selection so that the video content created is perfect. The ultimate product in the video production process is created in this stage. This product is the one which then tells the story or gives a communication of the intended message. The intended message may be communicated in a live setting or communicated in a later event.
During the video production process, a number of electronic medias may be used. The SD cards, solid state storages and the flash storages are good example of such media. The video production process usually utilizes the camera as the main electronic media. After the production, the video content may be distributed through a number formats. A good example of such formats may be the Moving Pictures Expert Group-MPEG and the Audio Video Interleave-AVI.
Different types of videos may be made with the process of video production. TV production, marketing videos, corporate videos and the event videos are good examples of the videos that may be produced through the video production process. There exist a number of reasons behind the production of a video. Capturing of the memories may be a good example of such a reason whereby the events videos may be used for this reason. An example of an event may be a sport event or a wedding occasion.