Video Rate Guide

Determining a price guide for video production has its challenges. When producing a video there are several variables to consider which would affect overall pricing.


Pre-Production

  • Concept Planning
  • Script Writing/Review
  • Storyboarding
  • Location Scouting
  • Shooting Schedule
  • Shot List
  • Audio/Lighting Crew
  • Hired Talent
  • In studio/On Location
  • Location rental costs
  • Providing Audio Files (Background Music)
  • Project Coordination
  • B•Roll

 

Video Production

  • Travel Time/Distance
  • Equipment Needed (1 or 2 Cameras/Lighting/Audio)
  • Teleprompter
  • Amount of people involved (On Screen)
  • Set Up Time
  • Number of Locations (if you have to move all of the equipment, there can be multiple locations at one geographic place)
  • Number of Geographic Locations
  • Shooting Time
  • Number of Takes (does t take the on screen talent 1 or 10 takes per angle?)
  • Producer Expertise
  • Props
  • Record Narrating Audio
  • Concept Planning

Post Production

  • Logging and reviewing all raw video
  • Creating On Screen Graphics
  • Creating Motion/Animated Graphics (Graphics with movement)
  • Color Correction
  • Adding Titles, Credits, Etc…
  • Adding Sound Effects
  • Adding Music
  • Audio Mixing and Mastering
  • Encode for DVD/Blu-Ray/Web/YouTube
  • Encode to multiple formats
  • Upload to appropriate server(s)
  • Edit into a Completed Video
  • Script Writing/Review

Most production companies don’t advertise their prices due to the many possible variables. However, I realize when doing research it can become frustrating when price is not mentioned. Therefore , we provide range pricing and free project quotes.
If these prices are out of your budget, please don’t hesitate to contact us, as we have multiple options to assist in making your budget work (Installment Billing, Pay as the project progresses and more). We also offer a variety of discounts such as; non-profit organizations, veteran owned small businesses and new business start ups just to name a few.


Pricing Examples

SPECIFIED TIME
HOURLY • $100 per hour
Pre-Production & Post Production Work

HALF DAY • 4 hours • $500
Pre-Production, Production & Post Production

FULL DAY • 8 hours • $850
Pre-Production, Production & Post Production

Note: Production (shooting video) is not available as an hourly option. The half and full day options both include production work.


 

PACKAGES

Small Business Promo • $450

  • 60 second video
  • Up to 1 hour of shooting in your location
  • 1 Professional HD Camera, 3 point lighting, Wireless lavaliere microphone
  • Business owner or 1 business appointed/provided spokesperson
  • Overview of business, products or services
  • Tell Why customers should choose you
  • Testimonials
  • Call to Action

Kickstarter Promo (Crowd funding videos) • $450

  • 60 second video
  • Concept planning
  • Consult on video best practices for your type of campaign
  • Storyboard video (Outline)
  • 1 Spokesperson/Narrator
  • Up to 1 hour of shooting in your location
  • 1 Professional HD Camera, 3 point lighting, Wireless lavaliere microphone
  • Customer provided royalty free background audio (music)
  • add $100 for provided royalty free music

Animated Motion Graphic Promo • $450

  • 60 second video
  • Concept planning
  • Consult on video best practices for your type of campaign
  • Storyboard video (Outline)
  • Narration provided if necessary
  • Customer provided royalty free background audio (music)
  • add $100 for provided royalty free music

PROJECTS (Best Option)

  • Quote Required