While each workprint, or layer of performance, exerts pressure on what precedes and follows it sequentially, it remains, in itself, distinct and indestructible in the editing process; each scene or take can play out in simultaneity with layers above and below, without ever being displaced.
What does WP stand for?
WP stands for Workprint
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- Work Print
- Work Product (IBM Global Services Unit of Work)
- Workers' Party
- Working Paper
- Working Party (NATO)
- Working Path
- Working Point
- Working Preemption
- Working Pressure
- WorkPad (IBM Palm PC model)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The one he did approve is called the Final Cut, which is the newest version - although it's not as new as the Workprint, which is the earliest one of all.
Thereafter the fastidious recutting of the workprint continued at the Movieolas in the manning pool; and whenever the strain of Albert Ammons's "Bass Boogie" began to clatter through the gaunt and echoing room, we would steal from our desks and our rewinds to watch and listen, while outside through the big bare window, the Gatineau Hills turned from red and bronze to a bleak blue black, and the slate grey Ottawa River slowly filmed with ice.
Replacing Film with HD for Preview Screenings In addition to creating final masters with the Avid DS Nitris system, filmmakers are also using the product to produce HD preview screenings for directors, studios, film festivals, and test audiences during the postproduction phase - replacing film workprints traditionally used in the screening process.
Toy Box West, a division of Command Post and Transfer Corporation, transfers workprint and sound directly to an Avid Media Station Telecine to create an Avid OMF file.
This process actually presents a movie which looks and feels more like a finished film, compared to a film workprint that is often dirty, jumps around on the screen on every splice, and features temporary opticals and visual effects.