Throughout the production of a series, a lot goes on behind the scenes in regards to planning and design, which often go through multiple stages before resulting in the final version that is seen on screen. Some concepts and ideas can have an effect on the show and characters, and unexpected occurrences during production can also lead to changes and additions to the plans for the show.
- In his first appearance in "The Badge and The Burden", Professor Port tells a story about how he captured a Beowolf and was hailed as a hero by his village.
- In one of his streams, Ryan Haywood stated that the inspiration behind Port's voice came from the Full Metal Alchemist character Alex Louis Armstrong.
- After Volume 3, Rooster Teeth changed animation software from Poser Pro 2013 to Autodesk Maya. With this change, the animation department also made all new models for RWBY.
- Originally, Peter Port was voiced by Ryan Haywood until he was later discovered to be performing inappropriate behavior and left Rooster Teeth because of it. Following Ryan Haywood's departure from Rooster Teeth, Rooster Teeth made changes to Port: