HOW MUCH DOES A VIDEO COST?
This is one of our most frequent questions. The truth is, video production costs can vary significantly. There are several factors that determine the cost of a video, many of which can be broken down into 3 categories: pre-production, physical production, and post-production.
Are you working against a pressing deadline? Depending on your project, quick turnaround can affect pricing. The earlier in the process we know about time constraints, the better.
STORYBOARDS & SHOOT PREP
Different projects have different pre-production needs. Yours may require storyboard development, location scouts, casting or other necessary efforts to ensure a successful video.
Lights, dollies, jibs, drones, TelePrompTers, trailers...there's a lot of gear and equipment that goes into production. Our producers will work with you to find the right balance of equipment to effectively shoot your project.
Do any graphic assets already exist or do they all need to be created? Are you wanting 2D or 3D animation? If 3D, how "photo-real" does the final video need to look? There are lots of different styles of animation that may be appropriate for your project. A great place to start is to send over a reference video of something you like.
Whether you've already developed your creative approach or are just now deciding you need a video, we can help out. Our team of writers and directors can help find the best creative solutions for your project.
Most shooting locations require some level of fee to film there. Also, moving film crews during shoot days takes quite a bit of time. The more locations we're in, the more time we spend moving and the less time we spend shooting.
As it is with most professions, experience truly matters. The talent, skill and experience of the team capturing the creative vision affects the cost. A recent film school graduate has a lower rate than an industry veteran; most likely, your project needs a
The editing process is highly nuanced and takes a team to comb through the footage and piece it all together. The costs and hours associated mostly depend on the complexity of the edit.