the work print footage is the developed print generated directly from the camera original, sometimes referred to as the edited dailies. See also fine cut and rough cut.
a copy of the film that has not been finished
a film copy used for editing purposes
Any picture or sound track print, usually a positive, intended for use in the editing process to establish through a series of trail cuttings the finished version of a film. The purpose is to preserve the original intact (and undamaged) until the cutting points have been established.