Video Biography Packages & Prices

A Video Biography by Family Tree Video captures a parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories. Woven together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia, this beautiful “moving portrait” is a gift your family will cherish for generations to come.

Video Biography Packages by Family Tree Video

Covid Update
We are currently offering 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 a 75th birthday), a special Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Christmas.

Video Biography Package I (Unedited)

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

Family Receives
The unedited video interview capturing your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

  • The unedited video on a standard flash-drive. (The video file can be easily copied to share with family and friends.)
  • The video available for viewing on a private webpage for 3 years.

Package I Pricing

  • Zoom Interview: $350.
  • In-Person Interview: $650*

Video Biography Package II

Interview
A 2 hour filmed or Zoom recorded interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on their memories of the family history with a more in-depth review of their childhood.

Editing (40 hours)

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1 hour video memoir.
  • Up to 25 family photos, documents, maps and 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 throughout the editing process and to provide feedback.

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

Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video
  • The movie on 4 Heirloom flash-drives or on 12 standard flash-drives.
  • The movie available for viewing on a private web page for 3 years.
  • The movie available for unlimited downloads for 3 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Package II Pricing

  • Zoom Interview: $2,450.
  • In-person Interview: $2,750.*

Video Biography Package III

Interview
A 3 hour filmed or Zoom recorded interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on 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 (60 hours)

  • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive, 1.5 hour video memoir.
  • Up to 50 family photos, documents, maps and 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 throughout the editing process and to provide feedback.

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

Video Biography Production by Family Tree Video
  • The movie on 5 Heirloom flash-drives or on 15 standard flash-drives.
  • The movie available for viewing on a private web page for 3 years.
  • The movie available for unlimited downloads for 3 years.
  • The unedited interview on a standard flash-drive.

Package II Pricing

  • Zoom Interview: $3,450.
  • In-person Interview: $3,750.*

Video Biography Package IV

Interview
A 3.5 hour filmed or Zoom recorded interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on 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 home, 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 75 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, musicĀ and more are added throughout.
  • Families are welcome to review the movie throughout the editing process and to provide feedback.

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

80th birthday gifts by Family Tree Video
  • The movie on 6 Heirloom flash-drives or on 18 standard flash-drives.
  • A Video Tribute for shorter viewing occasions.
  • The movie available for viewing on a private web page for 5 years.
  • The movie available for unlimited downloads for 5 years.
  • The unedited interview on a flash-drive.

Package III Pricing

  • Zoom Interview: $4,250.
  • In-Person Interview: $4,550.*

Looking for something smaller but just as special?
A Video Tribute might be the answer.

Or tell us your vision and we’ll design
a Legacy Video just for you!

Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video

To learn more about capturing your parent or grandparent’s life story and family history 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 Video 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.

Legacy Videos

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for Future Generations

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