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. Woven together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia, this beautiful “moving portrait” is a modern-day heirloom your family will treasure for years to come.

Video Biography Packages by Family Tree Video

Covid Update
We offer both in-person filmed 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 75th birthday or other milestone occasion.

Video Biography Interview-Unedited

Interview
A 3 hour filmed or Zoom recorded interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on 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 unedited video file on a flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Video Interview: $425.
  • In-Person Filmed Interview: $825.*

Video Biography I

Interview
A 3 hour filmed or Zoom recorded interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on 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.
  • 75 to 100 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to include (ie. a childhood home, grade school, church/temple).
  • 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┬ábeautiful, 1.5 hour “moving portrait” capturing your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video
  • Movie file on 6 Heirloom Flash-Drives or on 12 standard flash-drives. (Movie files are easy to copy to share with family and friends.)
  • Movie available for viewing on a private webpage for 3 years.
  • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 3 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Interview: $4,800.
  • In-Person Interview: $5,400.*

Video Biography II

Interview
A 4 hour filmed or Zoom recorded interview with your parent or grandparent, 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: 15 minutes of additional footage shot outside the interview (ie. the family farm, playing with the grandchildren).

Editing

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 2 hour video memoir.
  • 100-125 family photos, documents, maps, B-roll and more are woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to include (ie. a childhood home, grade school, church/temple).
  • 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, 2 hour “moving portrait” capturing your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

Video Biography Production by Family Tree Video
  • Movie file on 10 Heirloom Flash-Drives or on 20 standard flash-drives.
  • A 5-8 minute Video Tribute for shorter viewing occasions.
  • Movie available for viewing on a private webpage for 3 years.
  • Movie available for unlimited downloads for 3 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Price

  • Zoom Interview: $5,800.
  • In-Person Interview: $6,400.*
Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video

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

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

Family Tree Video LLC
Legacy Videos
Since 2008

Susan Saunders
Producer
(312) 402-6406

 
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Looking to capture both parents or grandparents’ stories?
An Anniversary Video may 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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