Video Business

Pricing, Estimating and Bidding on Video Jobs: Part 1

Pricing, Estimating and Bidding on Video Jobs: Part 1

If you’ve been in the business for a while, you not only know how to estimate and bid a project, you’re probably used to the negotiating that goes on as well. For those new to the game, in this video series, we look at not only the mechanics of how you determine what to charge, like your hourly and day rate but also tips on how to deal with negotiating.

Video Budget Forms: How to Build Your Own

Video Budget Forms: How to Build Your Own

For some of you, the idea of creating a budget may be daunting. Where to start? what if my numbers are off? I hate numbers! I hate math! Look I hear you and I used to be the same way. But here’s the thing. You know how shot lists always seem to change when you’re on set, but because you created them ahead of time, you’re able to adjust your shots on the fly? You’re prepared for the curve balls that filmmaking always seem throw at us. Well it’s the same thing with budgets.