What does it mean if a film is "in production?"

Production defined


When the planning is complete, filming starts. This begins the production phase. Once a film is "in production," the emphasis is on capturing audio and video images to tell a story or convey an idea.

During production students will:

  1. Students sign out and obtain equipment
  2. Students review shot list and storyboard and film required scenes
  3. Students photograph and film behind the scenes footage
  4. Students download audio and video captured
  5. Students return equipment
  6. Students make sure memory cards are cleared and batteries are charged/charging