Location shooting can easily be the most expensive part of video production. Why? Location shooting takes time to plan. Your video production company will need to bring quite a bit of equipment. They will need time to set up lights and possibly a background. They will work with the subject to make sure the lighting looks good.

For professional video production companies, it’s not so simple like it is for many consumers who pick their cell phones and start shooting. Expect every video production company you call to ask you several questions before they will quote a price. They will need to know things like, the number of cameras needed, the type of sound you will need, whether your shoot will require an additional crew person or a producer.

Video production requires planning. It requires bringing the right equipment and the right personnel to make sure this most important part of the process goes right. There is no saving a production with bad videography. Watch the video below to get some basic pricing guidelines.