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FAQ

What is film time?
Film time is how much time we have once when we arrive to the production. If you have multiple locations, travel time between locations would be part of your film time. 

What happens if I go over time?
If you's like to add on film hours that is ok. Extra film time is booked at $300/hr.

Do you do photography?
Yes, each film package comes with 25-50 photos from the production.

Can I change my production date?
Yes, if you’ve already made your down payment we can adjust the production date based on our availability for free with a week or more notice. 

Can I get the raw clips?
You can request the raw clips. If you want the raw footage in addition to the edit there will be an additional fee of $100.

Can I hold a date?
Once you’ve made your down payment we can lock in your production date. 

How big is a crew?
Crew size varies based on the complexity of the shoot. Simple performance videos need 1-2 people, larger shoots can be 3 or more.

How long does editing take?
On average 2-3 days. Always under a week!

How do I lip-sync?
We provide a wireless Bluetooth speaker on set for lip sync needs. If you are a band with drums its best to have a PA, or large speaker.

What if the weather is bad?
If travel conditions are dangerous we can reschedule the shoot with no penalty. Some expenses such as location can be non-refundable.

What if I need multiple days?
Often times multiple shoot days are needed. Once we have an idea of total amount of filming hours needed we can build a quote.

Do you record audio?
Yes. If your video requires dialogue we can record professional audio. 

EXPENSES

Our packages are just the lighting, filming, and editing costs. Depending on the package and concept, there can be some optional expenses/add-ons.

Pre-Production

The most successful shoots come from having a solid plan. Location scouting, casting, hiring hair & make-up artists, building beat sheets, shot lists, storyboards, etc. are helpful for a fun, stress-free shoot. Let us know If you want us to take charge of this part of the production.

Behind the Scenes

Looking for more content? Hire our team to capture behind-the-scenes footage of your music video. You’ll walk away with a dedicated behind-the-scenes edit for online use, as well as behind the scene photos. The cost for Behind the Scenes starts at $600.

Food:
For longer shoots, it's good to keep in mind time for a lunch break for talent and crew. It's not required to provide food, but options like pizza can be a cost efficient and save time.

Talent
If you are planning on hiring extras or lead talent, www.backstage.com is a great resource to do so. Let us know if you need help with this aspect. 

VFX/Motion Graphics:
Music videos can get creative when you use VFX or motion graphics. These will cost additional based on the amount of hours needed. We can outline these ad- ditional expenses in a proposal after consulting our expert team of VFX/Motion graphic artists on your needs.

Crew:
We can provide a crew for filming, basic lighting, and filming in all of our packages. Let us know if you need help securing additional crew when necessary. This could be for extra hands on set, hair and makeup, or stylists. 

Location:
Some locations charge for film productions. This cost can vary based on the owner. Some require insurance, this is something we can assist with. A great resource to find locations is www.peerspace.com

Props / Set construction:
Some ideas need props or set construction to achieve a certain look or help with the story. Let us know what you have in mind and we can put together the team to make it happen.

Gear:
We are a fully equipped production house. However, we cannot obtain all the gear out there. If you have specific needs there may be gear we do not own, Not sure what you need or if we have it?  We can help you figure it out.

Travel
We charge $1.00 per mile for travel. If you exceed the mile radius of specific packages, you’ll need to purchase the next package up. We are willing to travel long distances, we charge for airfare, lodging, and transportation. For any traveling shoots our proposal will outline those specific expenses.

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