Video Biography Packages & Prices


A Video Biography (or Video Memoir) captures a parent, grandparent or loved one sharing memories of their life story and family history.

Video Biography prices by Family Tree video Chicago

Update: We are currently offering online (Zoom) interviews only. In-person interviews, filmed in the comfort of your home with professional equipment, will resume post-covid. To learn more or to schedule an interview, contact us.

Below are sample packages. To design a Video Biography package to your needs, contact us.

A Video Biography is an ideal gift for a milestone birthday, a special Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas or retirement.

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Video Biography Package I

Filming
A 2 hour interview with your parent, grandparent or loved one, covering memories from throughout their life.

Editing (12 hours)

    • Interview is lightly edited.
    • 10 Family photos along with titles, chapters, music and more are woven throughout

Family Receives
A 1.5 hour ‘moving portrait’ capturing your parent, grandparent or loved one sharing memories from throughout their life.

      Video Biographies by Family Tree Video

    • 2 Flash-drives in gift boxes.
      (Movie files can be easily copied onto your own flash-drives to share with family and friends.)
    • Movie available for viewing on a private web page for 6 months.
    • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 6 months.

Video Biography Package I Pricing

    • Zoom Interview: $950.
    • In-Person Interview: $1,400.

Video Biography Package II

Filming
A 3 hour interview with your parent, grandparent or loved one, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

Editing (50 hours)

    • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1.5 hour video memoir.
    • Up to 50 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
    • Light research for additional images to include (ie. a childhood home or grade school).
    • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A beautiful, 1.5 hour “moving portrait” capturing your parent, grandparent or loved one sharing memories of their life story and family history.

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    • 8 Flash-drives in gift boxes.
    • Movie available for viewing on a private web page for 1 year.
    • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 1 year.

Video Biography Package II Pricing

    • Zoom Interview: $2,800.
    • In-person Interview: $3,250.

Video Biography Package III

Filming
A 3 hour interview with your parent, grandparent or loved one, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

B-Roll – footage shot outside the interview (ie. of the house, playing with the grandchildren)

Editing (75 hours)

    • Interview and b-roll are edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1.5 hour video memoir.
    • Up to 100 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
    • Light research for additional images to include (ie. a childhood home or grade school).
    • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A beautiful, 1.5 hour “moving portrait” capturing your parent, grandparent or loved one sharing memories of their life story and family history.

    • 12 Flash-drives in gift cases.
    • Video Biography Packages by Family Tree Video A 5-8 minute video of the movie highlights for shorter viewing occasions.
    • The unedited interview footage on a flash-drive.
    • Movie available for viewing on a private web page for 1 year.
    • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 1 year.

Video Biography Package III Pricing

    • Zoom Interview: $3,800.
    • In-Person Interview: $4,250.

Video Biography Packages by Family Tree Video ChicagoTo learn more about capturing the life story, family history and memories of your parent, grandparent or loved one, contact us.

A Video Biography is a modern-day heirloom your family will treasure for generations to come.

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Family Tree Video, LLC
Legacy Video Production
(312) 402-6406

Susan Saunders
Video Biographer

 
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* In-Person prices reflect filming in one day, in one location, with one camera. Additional cameras/crew, interviews, locations and hours can be added to Video Biography Packages.


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