OC-MUSIC-VIDEO

I remember some time ago reading up on an article that literally sang to me. It was exactly how I felt about video production and went extensively in depth more so than most readings you see nowadays. Truly I have to give credit where credit is due, this author did a splendid job of breaking down the process to make it more digestible to the readers, hopefully this helps shed some light into the intricate process of video production, namely: Music Videos. Read it if you get a chance, a ton of valuable information!

WHY MUSIC VIDEOS DON’T COST $500.00

http://www.ecgprod.com/why-music-videos-dont-cost-500-00/

POSTED BY  APRIL 17, 2013

I took a few of the key points from this article and have them listed below to help anyone reading this understand the importance of planning out shoots and to keep in mind what goes into the process!

1. What the concept will/can be.

2. What locations will be available.

3. What kind of gear we will use.

4. What size & skill level of crew you will have.

5. How long will you have to shoot the video?

6. How long will you have to edit the video?

 

 

All day rates based on 10 hour days:

Director: $800 – $3500
Producer: $600 – $800
Director of Photography: $600 – $2000
Camera Operator: $400 – $600
First Assistant Camera: $250 – $500
Assistant Director: $400 – $600
Second Assistant Director: $250 – $500
Gaffer: $300 – $600
DIT: $300 – $600
Rigging Grip: $200 – $400
Dolly Grip: $200 – $400
Electric: $200 – $400
Steadicam Operator (With Gear): $800 – $1600
Crane Operator (With Gear): $800 – $1600
Production Assistant: $75 – $200
Hair and Makeup: $400 – $800
Wardrobe: $400 – $800
Production Designer: $500 – $1500
Art Director: $400 – $800
Set Dresser: $200 – $400
Sound Engineer: $300 – $600
Boom Operator: $150 – $300