(in motion pictures, recording, etc.) the technical processes, as cutting, editing, and post-synchronization, necessary to ready a filmed or recorded work for sale or exhibition.

1950–55; post- + production Unabridged
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postproduction (ˌpəʊstprəˈdʌkʃən)
a.  the work on a film or a television programme, such as editing, dubbing, etc, that takes place after shooting or videotaping is completed
 b.  (as modifier): postproduction costs

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Example sentences
Postproduction work on the pictures is done in a design room that has several
  computer stations.
Wired caught up with the director as he toiled in postproduction.
There are basically three phases to making a film: preproduction, production
  and postproduction.
The term includes preproduction, production, and postproduction work.
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