What to Charge for Videography Projects

BY JOURDAN ALDREDGE, Premiumbeat

So here you are. You’ve gone to film school (or you’ve done your homework, learning from online resources and YouTube tutorials). You know your craft. You have your camera. You have your gear. You’re ready to take on real, paying work in film and video production.

But, what do you charge?

If you ask around (and even check around online), you’re bound to get many different answers. Plus, for better or worse, many clients may preemptively tell you what your services are worth. (Hopefully they don’t just say “exposure!”)

The real answer, though, is personal. Here’s how you can begin to calculate it. And while this guide will help, it might not be exact. That’s good, though, because it’ll help you determine your precise worth — as well as how to explain it to potential clients.

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