Video Biography Packages & Prices

A Video Biography by Family Tree Video captures a parent or grandparent in a filmed interview sharing life stories, family history and memories. Skillfully edited and woven together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia, this beautiful “Moving Portrait” preserves their story in their own words – a gift 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.

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

A Video Biography is an ideal gift for a milestone birthday (ie. 75th Birthday), a special 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 Package I

Interview
A 2 hour interview with your parent or grandparent covering their memories of the family history and early years (or topic of choice).

Editing

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1 hour video memoir.
  • Up to 25 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images (a childhood home and grade school).
  • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.
  • Families are welcome to review the movie and provide feedback throughout the editing process.

Family Receives
A beautiful, 1 hour “Moving Portrait” capturing your parent or grandparent sharing memories of the family history and their early years (or topic of choice).

Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video
  • Movie on 4 Heirloom Flash-Drives or on 8 Standard Flash-Drives. (Movies can be easily copied 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.

Package I Pricing

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

Video Biography Package II

Interview
A 3 hour interview with your parent or grandparent covering their memories of 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 50 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images (ie. a childhood home and grade school).
  • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.
  • Families are welcome to review the movie and provide feedback throughout the editing process.

Family Receives
A beautiful, 1.5 hour “Moving Portrait” capturing your parent or grandparent sharing 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 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.

Package II Pricing

  • Zoom Interview: $4,250.
  • In-Person Interview: $4,650.*

Video Biography Package III

Interview
A 4 hour interview with your parent or grandparent covering their memories of 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 Includes

  • Interview and B-roll are edited into a captivating and cohesive 1.5-2 hour video memoir.
  • Up to 75 family photos, documents, family trees, maps, home movies and more, woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to include (ie. a childhood home, grade school).
  • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.
  • Families are welcome to review the movie and provide feedback throughout the editing process.

Family Receives
A beautiful, 1.5-2 hour “Moving Portrait” capturing your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

Legacy Video Questions by Family Tree Video
  • Movie on 8 Heirloom Flash-Drives or on 16 Standard Flash-Drives.
  • A 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 flash-drive.

Package III Pricing

  • Zoom Interview: $5,850.
  • In-Person Interview: $6,250.*

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

Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video

To learn more about capturing your stories, family history and memories for your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to know, contact us.

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

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

Susan Saunders
Legacy Videos Producer

 
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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.
Travel outside the Chicago area is additional.

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