Pricing Production

{mad filmmaker} 

by @themadamez

At Madwoman Productions, we offer creative solutions for tight budgets and greater artistic value than our competitors. The main difference is that every single member on our team is an artiste. We are painters, musicians, actors, dancers, filmmakers, art school graduates, and obscenely creative individuals. Everyone on the team is a collaborator, enhancing each project and propelling its overall wow-ness exponentially. And because we value our collaborators... we pay market rates for their work, while still trying to keep production costs low for our independent musician client-base. 

If you look around, you'll find that our prices are competitive and that we offer more art for your buck in terms of the professional creativity that goes into our videos.

It can cost from $5,000-$10,000 for low budget music video productions or up to $100-200K or even $300K on a high end." ~ Adjust Production Blog

Fees are usually per production day. Most production companies do 10-12 hour long film shoots, are extremely costly, and frankly these long days are unhealthy for the crew and the musicians who are starring in the production.

As an Italian-American, I think my fellow Americans have it all wrong. People simply don't produce good work after 6 hours. We strain our bodies and minds to create work we'll just have to undo later on. I used to do 8-10 hour film shoots, but we all (me, my crew, the cast, & the clients) would get grumpy and too tired to make good decisions after the 6 hour mark. Why push it? Making a music video is a special moment in your career. It should be fun!"
    ~Justine Lucas, Producer & Director at Madwoman

A Madwoman shoot day is between 6-8 hours. That applies to either pre-production, on set, or post-production. A typical music video needs at least one day of pre-production (story dev & concept), one or two days of production (film shoots), and then several days of post-production (editing) to create a polished end-product. We value our team and care about having good vibes and a fun experience on set for our crew and for our music artist clients. Our shorter days allow us to offer lower prices to musicians than our competitors and have a more energized creative output. 

Below is a list of all of the production services and creative roles that go into making our videos.


PRE-PRODUCTION:

  • Film Producer*

  • Story & Concept Development*

  • Coordinating & Communications*

  • Script & Storyboard Creation *

  • Stage Rehearsal

  • Dance Choreography

  • Dance Rehearsal

  • Costume Theme or Design *

  • Sourced or Custom Costumes

  • Location Scouting*

  • Set Design

  • Set Construction


PRODUCTION:

  • Film Director*

  • Cinematographer*

  • Camera Operators *

  • Sound Tech*

  • Lighting Tech*

  • Production Assistant * 

  • Dance Director

  • Principal Actors

  • Principal Dancers

  • Actor Extras

  • Hair & Makeup

  • Audio Engineer


POST-PRODUCTION:

  • Video Editor *

  • Color Correction

  • Audio mixing

  • Audio mastering


* Required for any production  


12.21.2020

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