Pre-production: the production company banner is made and an office is opened for it. The company is made and then a life is given to the story on a story board and is drawn out using the help from concept artists and illustrators. The estimate budget for the movie is laid at this time.
The film maker then hires the crew which is determined by the estimated budget for the film.
Production: the filming for the movie starts now and more and more crew will be required. To help manage this stage in a film making process a director is hired and he will in charge of everything that happens.
Post production: The film shot will be of more running time and hence has to be edited and the best scenes are chosen and are made into a proper movie.
Distribution: the movie is then released in theatres and then is formatted