Thursday, 12 June 2008

So tired I could sleep all day

I apologise for my little rant yesterday. It just got a bit too much and generally you think that if your friends have a problem with you they will actually come to you and not turn it into a public event on the Internet.

In better news work has improved and my wonderful boss is coming up trumps once again. He is allowing me to leave an hour and a half early today so I can spent my final evening with my parents. How lovely is that?

Post Production is hectic stuff I might add. I didn't realise how much effort goes into editing a show and how many people have to view it and okay it.

1) The Edit Producer will view the show decide that they are happy

2) The Series Producer will view the show and decide if they are happy

3) The Executive Producer will view the show and decide if they are happy

4) The Commissioner will view a show and decide if they are happy

If around any of those 4 steps someone doesn't like something it's straight back into the edit and the changes are to be made.

The worst being step 4 as the Commissioner has bought a certain product and wants that product in a certain way.

It's like this: Imagine you've bought a brand new Ferrari; it arrives but isn't in your requested colour and nor does it have the interior that you paid for. You're going to complain. You're going to ask that they send you another Ferrari with the exact specifications that you paid for.

A television show is like that.

Now imagine dealing with 6 episodes!

It's exhausting.

6 comments:

The Chronicles of a Fashionista in PDX said...

Oy! it sounds like a lot of work! However, yet.. exciting (to me anyways) at the same time!

Roland Hulme said...

SOUNDS LIKE A NIGHTMARE!

I wrote a 20 minute video and that took six months for all the approvals to come in. 6 episodes? If it was done on our timescale, you'd not see it for three years.

sweets said...

so we should start sending thank you cards to the tv stations? :)

sounds exhausting...

The Divine Miss M said...

@pdx - It is, and I'm learning something new about it every day as not that experienced in the whole post side to things!

@roland - IT IS!!! Development can take FOREVER to get approved so ya!

@sweets - hahhahaha, can you imagine their faces?

Ja it is but I love it :)

The Blonde Blogshell said...

"There's no business like show business...."

Go on! Sing it with me....you know you wanna!!

The Blonde Blogshell said...

"There's no business like show business...."

Go on! Sing it with me....you know you wanna!!