When I meet with potential clients, one question that I get asked is, "How much does it cost to make a video?" Well, that's a great question, and I'm glad you asked! Clients often want a straight forward answer, like, "it's $2,000 per finished minute", or "There are 3 options: $5,000, $15,000 and $75,000", or, "Here's a rate card". In order to answer that question, may I use an analogy? Buying a video is similar to buying a house, i.e. not all
The simple mention of the film and video production business can create a little “giddy” response in the best of folks. When first embarking on studies in the broadcast production field, I too anticipated the glamorous atmosphere in which I would work. After all, I had seen it portrayed on my television (a non-flat panel at the time). Roll the credits on that notion!
Samuel Bayer, Producer of Chrystler's 2 minute spot "Born of Fire", perhaps created a change in the nation's attitude towards the city of Detriot through this cry of celebration. It's an anthem that has not only increased brand perception for Chrystler, but has also raised the spirit of Detroit.
This is hysterical! Inspiration often begins with simple, quirky ideas! Matt Harding was a video gamer, and he knew how to dance, but not very well. A traveling buddy gave him an idea to record himself dancing in Hanoi. Then Matt posted his dance, and one person told another, and the word got around.