Video Biography Packages & Prices

A Video Biography by Family Tree Video captures a parent or grandparent in a filmed interview sharing their life story, family history and memories. Skillfully edited together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia, this beautiful “moving portrait” is a modern-day heirloom your family will cherish for generations to come.

Video Biography Packages by Family Tree Video

Covid Update
We currently offer both in-person filmed interviews and online video recorded interviews. In-person filmed interviews take place in the comfort of your home using professional equipment. Online interviews are recorded over Zoom.

To learn more about the Video Biography Packages below or to design a package to your needs, please contact us.

A Video Biography is an ideal gift for a milestone birthday (ie. 75th Birthday) Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Christmas.

“There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children.
One is roots, and the other, wings.” — H.S. Carter

Video Biography-Silver

Interview
A 2 hour filmed or Zoom interview with your parent or grandparent covering the family history and memories of their childhood (or topics of choice).

Editing

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1 hour Video Memoir.
  • Up to 35 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to include such as a childhood home, grade school or church/temple.
  • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.
  • Families can review the movie and provide feedback throughout the editing process.

Family Receives
A beautiful, 1 hour “moving portrait” capturing your loved one as they recount memories of their childhood and family history (or topics of choice).

Video Biography Packages by Family Tree Video
  • Movie on 4 Heirloom Flash-Drives or on 8 Standard Flash-Drives. (Movie files are easy to copy to share with family and friends.)
  • Movie available for viewing on a private web page for 3 years.
  • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 3 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Interview: $2,850.
  • In-Person Interview: $3,250.*

Video Biography-Gold

Interview
A 3 hour filmed or Zoom interview with your parent or grandparent covering the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

Editing

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1.5 hour Video Memoir.
  • Up to 65 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to include such as a childhood home, grade school or church/temple.
  • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.
  • Families can review the movie and provide feedback throughout the editing process.

Family Receives
A 1.5 hour, beautiful “moving portrait” capturing your loved one as they recount their life story, family history and memories.

Video Biography Production by Family Tree Video
  • Movie on 6 Heirloom Flash-Drives or on 12 Standard Flash-Drives. (Movie files are easy to copy and share.)
  • Movie available for viewing on a private web page for 3 years.
  • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 3 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Interview: $3,800.
  • In-Person Interview: $4,200.*

Video Biography-Platinum

Interview
A 4 hour filmed or Zoom interview with your parent or grandparent covering the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

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

Editing

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive 1.5-2 hour Video Memoir.
  • Up to 100 family photos, documents, maps, home movies and more, woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to include such as a childhood home, grade school or church/temple.
  • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.
  • Families can review the movie and provide feedback throughout the editing process.

Family Receives
A 1.5-2 hour, beautiful “moving portrait” capturing your loved one as they recount their life story, family history and memories.

Legacy Video Questions by Family Tree Video
  • Movie on 8 Heirloom Flash-Drive or on 16 Standard Flash-Drives.
  • A 5-8 minute Video Tribute for shorter viewing occasions.
  • Movie available for viewing on a private web page for 5 years.
  • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 5 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Interview: $4,800.
  • In-Person Interview: $5,200.*

Video Biography-Unedited

Interview
A 3 hour filmed or Zoom interview with your parent or grandparent covering the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

Family Receives
The 3 hour interview on a standard flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Interview: $350.
  • In-Person Interview: $650.*
Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video

To learn more about capturing your parent or grandparent’s life story, family history and memories for your family to know, contact us.

A Video Biography gift your family will treasure for generations to come.

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

Susan Saunders
Producer

 
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Looking for something smaller but just as special?
A Video Tribute or Family History Video
might be the perfect fit!

* 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.
Travel outside the Chicago area is additional.

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Capturing Life Stories & Family History
for Future Generations

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