Join Eduardo Angel for an in-depth discussion in this video Reshooting and getting additional content, part of Video Post Production for Low-Budget Films.
- After you piece together the rough cut for your film,…it should become pretty clear if you're missing content…or need to reshoot.…sometimes this is, but not always is, a mistake…from the director or someone in the crew,…a mistake that someone made.…The term reshoot isn't very accurate.…I prefer to use extra shooting.…The director and editor might decide…that an extra shot, or extra shots perhaps,…a few inserts or additional dialog…can make the story much more stronger.…
On films with a large budget,…reshooting is actually an expected step in post.…So it is often added to the budget.…To produce our short film,…we called in a lot of favors,…from securing the location, finding the props,…to assembling the cast and crew.…Reshooting even a very short scene…would be simply impossible for us…from a financial and logistical persective.…So when a reshoot is out of the question,…it often forces the editor to come up…with more creative solutions.…
Another way might be licensing stock footage.…I personally prefer not to use this option,…
Emmy-winning director Eduardo Angel knows filmmakers can be overwhelmed by the amount of post-production options. In this course, he takes you behind the scenes, sharing insights to help you maximize your post-production process while minimizing the impact to your budget. Eduardo focuses on the essential post-production steps and how to implement technical and creative solutions that help accomplish your vision. He shows you an entire post-production process, including planning, editing your film, working with a composer, adding audio, working with color, and distributing your project.
- Selecting an NLE (nonlinear editor)
- Preparing assets for editing
- Storing and backing up your files
- Evaluating scenes and takes to make selections
- Fine-tuning the edit
- Enhancing the story with audio
- Working with a composer
- Finishing the piece with color grading
- Distributing your project