How to Calculate the Cost of Shooting Any Video Format

by Jason Boone,

In this tutorial, Jason Boone is going to show you how to calculate the per-minute cost of shooting any video format in three easy steps.
Cameras and Formats App

“It costs me 88 cents to shoot and store just 1 minute of Blackmagic RAW (24fps, 3:1, 6K). 

How did I come up with this amount, and why would I want to calculate the cost per minute of shooting a specific format? Video footage takes up a lot of storage space, but RAW is especially data hungry. When you’re working with this much data, it really helps to understand specifics so you can better plan out the cost of your productions.”

Step 1 – Figure Out the Variables


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