Video production is basically the practice of creating video content for a variety of different functions. It is the modern-day equal of traditional filmmaking, but with electronic images captured digitally rather than on film stock. There are essentially three stages of video production: production, post-production, and pre-press. Production refers to the stage in which the film is generated; post-production is the phase where the film is actually gather and made accessible to the public. Pre-press refers to the stage in which pre-approved press releases is previewed to directors, producers, investors, and viewers. Filmmakers now have many different tools at their disposal when it comes to movie production. The most basic tool is always a camera, but other programs include editing applications, DVD burning software, camcorders, webcams, and other video editing and recording equipment. Editing programs make it feasible to cut, reposition, mute, and replay footage. Some editing programs are also capable of editing live footage, such as interviews with actors. If it comes to videography, a videographer is a manager of sorts who is hired by a filmmaker to aid in the production of video content. They are frequently hired when the filmmaker needs footage for a news report, documentary, or other kind of story and need it taken immediately and in a specific way. Videographers can either work independently or in teams, depending on the project. For news and documentary projects, a vi