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Post Production & Delivery for Film

Wed 14 Jun 2023



Free (No booking required)



Post Production & Delivery for Film

Whilst the technology surrounding post-production for film has evolved, there are still core principles that apply, and some anomalies born of legacy practices that lurk to catch you out.

Choices made by filmmakers at the beginning of a production will profoundly affect a projects deliverability. From picking a frame rate & aspect ratio to selecting a codec, the decisions made all factor into ensuring a finished production matches the requirements of your intended destination.

This workshop & Q&A with post-production specialist Tim McGill will explore and demonstrate the processes and issues in the space between post-production and delivery and getting the best for your project.

About Tim

After training as an actor, Tim McGill first started his post-production career 40 years ago in a basement in Soho’s Wardour Street, working for a firm which was to grow to be the biggest home video duplicator in Europe. Twenty years later he set up his own post-production service specialising in those final processes that make a broadcast programme meet the required deliverable specification for major broadcasters worldwide including BBC, Channel 4, Sky, National Geographic, PBS, Disney and many others. In addition, Tim has worked with the Tate Gallery as a consultant with their time-based media archive, which led to working with some extraordinary contemporary artists working with video.

About the workshops

This series of workshops are open to all regardless of experience and free to attend. Whether you’ve never been involved in any kind of filmmaking or a seasoned professional, everyone is welcome. Session will cover a variety of topics with the aim to share, teach and to encourage new and existing filmmakers. The local filmmakers have a wealth of knowledge and experience that we are hoping to share for the benefit of everyone in the community.

Please join us and have a chance to meet and network with other filmmakers in the area.

If you have any questions or would like to get in touch, please come and find us in the community facebook group:

Phoenix film club: Tuesday collective


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