Services, Rates & Terms
General Videography:

One professional videographer, one camera, tripod, basic lighting equipment, wireless
microphone and shotgun microphone.  Hours = arrival time through wrap.
Video and audio editing is charged separately.   
Note: General Videography rate
doubles with two cameras.

$750 Day Rate - 10 hours (including one hour for lunch)
$75 per additional hour

$450 1/2 Day Rate - 3 to 5 hours
$90 per additional hour

$100 per hour - up to 2 hours

Two-person Crew . . . . . $1,000 per day (8 hours)

Add One Camera  . . . . . .  $50 per hour (know additional videographer)

Add One Crew Member . . $50 per hour

Producer or Director . . . .  $500 per day
of Photography (DP)

Freelance Videographer . . . $500 per day, plus $50 for gas
(hire our videographer to
work for your Producer-Director
or DP)  

Studio Videography/Green Screen . . . . $60.00 per hour (one camera)

Event Videography (non wedding events):  

Event Videography Package:

(based on events of up to three hours in length)

Includes two videographers, two cameras, sound equipment, and editing with titles, credits and
video effects to a complete production.

Client or host organization facilitates the pre-sale of DVDs of the event at $25 each to cover our
cost of production.  MN Sales Tax is included in the price of each DVD.   

Raw Footage On DVD or USB Thumb Drive:

Price depends on cost of media, and time to copy and transfer raw video to media.         

Funeral or Memorial Service Videography:

Basic funeral and memorial service videography is charged
at $325, with $75 additional for committal service coverage.
The package includes filming, editing, and one DVD in a
case.

Committal Service coverage alone is $175.

Additional DVDs are $15 each.

Computer/Internet video files (.mp4) of the committal service are $15 each.

We upload the funeral video to the Internet for private viewing:  $15.

Charge for mailing DVDs:  $10 each.

Travel fee for providing funeral videography more than 25 miles from our studio:  $50

How long it takes to film a project:

A 30-second commercial may take up to three hours to film.

Video Production (Without Filming):  (Includes editing, graphic design, rendering, etc.)

Day Rate:  $600

Video Editing:

Video Editing  . . . . . . . . . $50 per hour

Video Rendering . . . . . . . $20 per hour (If rendering takes longer than 1 hr.)

Graphics Design. . . . . . . . $50 per hour

Motion Graphics . . . . . . . $50 per hour

Video Processing . . . . . .   $50.00 per hour  
(Color Correcting,
audio tweaking, etc.)

Digitalize a Video Tape     Call for a quote

DVD Authoring . . . . . . . . $50 per hour

Green Screen . . . . . . . . . . $50 per hour
Compositing

Sorting/Logging . . . . . . . .  $25 per hour
Video Tapes

Update or upgrade . . . . . .  Cost of filming
of a video that we               & editing       
produced for you  

Shooting/Editing Ratio:  

A one camera shoot for two hours may equal 4 to 6 hours of editing
A two camera shoot for two hours may equal 8 to 10 hours of editing
A one camera shoot for 1/2 hour may equal 2 to 3 hours of editing with PowerPoint slides
inserted into the production
A two camera shoot for 1/2 hour may equal 4 to 6 hours of editing with PowerPoint slides
inserted into the production

Call us for more information on shooting/editing ratios!

Facility Tour Videos or Overview Videos:  

2 to 3 minutes in length . . . . $500 to $1,200          

Special Video Recording Sessions:  (For Realtors, Insurance Agencies, Travel Agencies,
Photographers and city and county government )

$125 per Session - up to two hours, extra fee for editing)

Legal Video Depositions:

$75 per hour, 2 hours Minimum

Promotional Video Production:  See more detailed pricing here!

$375 15-Second
$500 30-Second
$675 1-Minute

The above price is for basic filming,
editing and post production. Enhanced
productions will be charged accordingly.
Pricing may vary, and can range up to
$2,000 for an enhanced 1-minute video ad.
Client will receive the completed video as
a digital HD file.

Corporate Video Production:  

Most corporate videos range from 15 to 60 minutes in length.  Contact Kalton Communications
for pricing!

Wedding Video Production:  

We can produce a video of just your wedding ceremony for $900.
Full day wedding video packages start at $1,500.  Call 320-290-8491for our availability,
and for more details about our wedding video production services, click
here.

Wedding & Other Event Large Screen Video Projection &
Flatscreen Display Pricing:

Our service includes the
equipment and an operator.

Large Screen Projection . . $125 per event (up to 2 hours)

Large Screen Projection . . $150 per
event (with presentation                                  
screen added)

Flat Screen Video Display . . $150 per
event

Web Video Hosting:

$50 per video per year

Your video is hosted on Kalton Communications' YouTube Channel.

Still Photography Work:

Commercial Shoot . . . . . . . . $325

Still Image Editing . . . . . . . .  $50 per hour

Sound/Audio Work:

PA and/or Sound-Reinforcement
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100 per hour

Voice-Over Talent . . . . . . . . . $50 per/hour per voice

Sound Recording . . . . . . . . . . $75 per hour
(On Location)

Funeral or Memorial Service Sound
Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $171 (w/tax)  (Up to two hours, and includes two unedited
CDs of the service)

In-Studio Voice-Over . . . . . . . . $50 per hour
Recording

Announcer/Emcee/Spokesperson at an event

$100 per event
$200 per day

Audio Editing . . . . . . . . . . . .  $50 per hour

Audio Systems Technician . . . $50 per hour
(On-Site)

Writing/Graphic Design:

Scripting, meetings, and          $50 per hour
other pre-production

Scripting Assistance                $50 per hour
(Tweaking scripts written
by clients)

Writing for websites,               $50 per hour  
brochures, posters
business cards and flyers

Edit text for manuals,              $50 per hour
brochures or websites

Animated Logo Design            $50 per hour

Special Equipment:

Special Equipment                  $25 per item,
(mics, lights, dollies,                per hour
cranes, sliders, etc.)

3,600 watt portable                 $30 per hour
generator**

Consulting:                            $30 per hour

Travel Fees:

When applicable, parking fees will be added to invoice. We charge $50 per day for fuel to film
any non wedding productions (interviews, B-Roll, events, training videos, promotional videos,
funerals, etc.) more than 25 miles from our studio.  

Our travel fee is $.55 per mile for mileage to travel to locations more than 75 miles from our
studio to film weddings.

In situations where our videographer would need to travel a full day to a location to film any
production, we will charge $750 for the full day of travel.  A lodging charge will apply for
overnight stays (Locations of more than 150 miles from our studio).


**Only available when we are hired to do other services for the same event
.


Certain services may be subject to MN Sales Tax.  If applicable,
MN Sales Tax will added to invoice.  Kalton Communications accepts cash,
person checks, money orders and certified bank checks as payment for services.
However, we do not accept third-party checks.  Rates and services are subject
to change at any time.  Call 320-290-8491 for the most current information.


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