post·​pro·​duc·​tion | \ ˌpōs(t)-prə-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce postproduction (audio) , ˈpōs(t)-prə-ˌdək-, -prō-\

Definition of postproduction

: the period following filming or taping in which a motion picture or television show is readied for public presentation

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During the wide-reaching conversation, Feige recounted his entire career trajectory from USC film school to interning with Richard Donner to the first Iron Man movie and wrapping up the second Infinity War, which just recently began postproduction. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, "Marvel's Kevin Feige on Awards Season: "It Doesn’t Mean Everything"," 9 June 2018 Rome released the Bland video on April 15 on Vimeo, and a second video is in postproduction. Ariel Parrella-aureli, Chicago Reader, "365 Ways to Kill an American offers a new perspective on police brutality," 12 July 2018 The grants for screenwriting, development and postproduction support narrative features with a social justice theme. Pam Grady,, "Bay Area labor film festival shines a light on workers’ struggles," 20 June 2018 Then there’s a team of seven women, based in Los Angeles, who work on postproduction, finishing up the candidate ads. Bridget Read, Vogue, "Meet the Young Female Filmmaker With a Gun-Reform Super PAC," 2 June 2018 The film is currently in postproduction and will be released in autumn. Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, "An evangelical Christian university is helping make a film that implies God chose Trump," 30 May 2018 The shoot, which lasted a bit more than two months, was arduous, plagued by bad weather; postproduction was delayed by illness. J. Hoberman, New York Times, "Lucrecia Martel: A Director Who Confounds and Thrills," 13 Apr. 2018 Kubrick hired him to write an original score for the film, then replaced it entirely in postproduction. Brian P. Kelly, WSJ, "‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ at 50: A Quiet Film Still Makes a Big Bang," 6 Apr. 2018 The problem was, said the authority, which banned the ad, her glow was probably due more to digital postproduction work than to the actual product. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "Airbrushing Meets the #MeToo Movement. Guess Who Wins.," 15 Jan. 2018

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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