Rates

Prices for Video Production and Photography in Dallas / Fort Worth by DTX Media

Along with creating the best content possible, our goal is to be as transparent, fair and competitive with our pricing as possible to earn your trust and repeat business. Unlike other companies who charge low to shoot and hold content hostage, we never practice ‘bait and switch’, which means you will always receive and have a right to the full resolution digital files and content that you paid for, with no additional costs. (The only exceptions being the price of a hard drive and shipping in some circumstances and a marginal archival fee for anything over a six months old). While these numbers should give you a great starting point on your budget, they do not account for any unknown factors and or requests. These prices are for work inside the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex, but we are happy to accommodate travel. We ask that you please contact us for an exact quote.

Corporate Video in Dallas including Events, Interviews, Green Screen. We provide the crew, cameras, lights, mics and any other required gear.

Videography – Crew Rates

Videographer:
$250 – Hourly Rate – 2 hour minimum including set-up time
$700 – Half Day Videographer (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1200 – Full Day Videographer (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)
$250 – Additional Videographer hours (after day rate of 8 hours)

*Our videographers can function as one or more of the following:
Director, DP, Gaffer, Cam Op and Audio Tech

Production Assistant:
$300 – Half Day Assistant (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$500 – Full Day Assistant (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

** Crew rates are applicable to nearly all DTX Media services including events, interviews, training videos and more.
** Set up time is billed, but tear down is not. Billed in 30 minute increments rounding up.
** Full days and half days will take scheduling and crew member priority over hourly jobs
** See equipment prices below

Video Equipment Rates

Basic Video Equipment:
Included – Basic Pro Cameras (4k ASP-C or greater 8-bit 4:2:0)
Included – Basic Professional Lenses (G / GM, L Series & Primes)
Included – Tripods with professional fluid video heads.
$200 – Basic Professional Audio (Wireless lav mic and or boom)
$200 – Basic Professional Light Kit (900 LED panels + diffusion)
$200 – Basic Cinematic Motion Tools (SLR sized Gimbal or Slider)
$200 – Teleprompter (requires an operator, can be client or interviewee)

Advanced Video Equipment:
$200 – Camera Upgrade (4k 10-bit 4:2:2 Full Frame | a7sIII or r5)
$500 – Advanced Audio (mixer, multiple mics, and amplification)
$800 – Advanced Lighting (Aperture, Kino Flo or equivalent and mods)
$800 – Advanced Camera (FS7, C300 mkII or similar)
$1200 – Cine Camera (RED or ARRI complete kits)
$500 – Cine Lens (Cine lenses or Cinema lenses)
*Advanced Audio, Advance Lighting and Cine Camera require dedicated crew.

Video Editing:
$100/h – Basic Video Editing Hourly Rate (ie: sync, cut, color)
$150/h – Advanced Video Editing Hourly Rate (ie: animation)
$50/h – Rush editing add-on

Add-Ons:
$200 – Each licensed music track
$500 – Up to 3 minutes of voiceover
$100 – Additional voice over minute
$200 – Stock Video Clips (each)

** Typically 1 day of shooting requires 2 days of editing.
** Multiple deliverables typically require more time in post.
** Additional fees for needs such as voiceovers, music licensing, etc.

Pre-Production Services
$700 – Script Writing (1-3 minute video)
$700 – Story Boarding / Shot List (1-3 minute video)
$700 – Location Scouting (1-3 minute video)

Pre-Production Add-On
$600 – Models / Actors Day Rate
$200/ role – Talent Casting
$500 – Makeup Artist Day Rate
$500 – Studio or Location Fees (if needed)

*We recommend our pre-production crew be on site to direct or assistant direct. This requires a crew day or half-day rate.

Corporate Video in Dallas including Events, Interviews, Green Screen. We provide the crew, cameras, lights, mics and any other required gear.

Crew
$700 – Half Day Crew Member (up to 4 hours on site including set up)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4-8 hours on site including set up)
$250 / h – Additional Hours
$350 – Advanced day site visit / scouting or test

*Crew member can be a switcher operator, a camera op, director, etc
*Advanced site visit and test is required for most jobs.
*A 2 hour set-up is required on the day of the job.

Equipment
$300 – Video Mixer (4 channels)
Included – First Camera w/ Wireless Transmitter
$200 – Each Additional Camera w/ Wireless Transmitter

Options
$2000 / day – LTE Internet Up to 50GB (requires advanced visit)
$200 – PowerPoint Slide Integration
$200 – Lower Third Graphics
$100 – Delivery of Final Video and or Raw ISO Content
Contact Us – Pre-Recorded Videos and / or Advanced Content Prep

Video Conferencing – Rental

Zoom Cloud, Skype, Etc.

Crew
$700 – Half Day Crew Member (up to 4 hours on site including set up)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4-8 hours on site including set up)

Computers
$100 – Laptop w/ light
$300 – 27” Desktop w/ light
$300 – Video Mixer 4 channels (for multi-cam and pre-recorded content)

Cameras
Free – Built in webcam w/ mini light
$200 – Pro camera w/ uncompressed 4K recording.
$500 – PTZ camera (pan tilt zoom, remotely controlled)

Addons
$100 – Green screen (individual)
$100 – Pro audio lav mic
$200 – Pro lighting
$100 – PowerPoint or slide integration
$200 – 32” tv monitor
$100 – Teleprompter

Ask us about permanent install solutions!

Studio Permanent Install

Labor
$1500 – Day rate / crew member (install and train)
$900 – Half day rate / crew member (install and train)

Cameras
$800 – Web Camera Level 2 (pan tilt shift)
$1000 – Pro Camera Level 1 (APS-c 8-bit)
$2200 – Pro Camera Level 2 (10bit 4:2:2)
$900 – Lens Level 1 (fixed focal length f/2.8 or lower)
$2000 – Lens Level 2 (low f/stop, zoom lens or etc)
$200 – Tripod Level 1 – typical tripod not meant for panning.
$600 – Tripod Level 3 – fluid head for panning, twin legs, middle spread, wheels

Pro Lighting
$250 – Pro Lighting Level 1 (x2 LED single light w/ stand)
$2000 – Pro Lighting Level 2 (x5 LEDs, softboxs, diffusion)

Pro Audio
$400 – Boom Audio Level 1 (includes boom stand and cables)
$250 – Lav Audio Level 1 (1 speaker)
$600 – Lav Audio Level 2 (2 speakers)

Computers
$1000 – Computer (Mac mini)
$250 – External portable monitor
$250 – Teleprompter Level 1
$800 – Teleprompter Level 2 (remotes, larger cams)
$450 – iPad (for teleprompter and or sidecar)
$900 – iPad Pro (for teleprompter and or sidecar)
$350 – HDMI Web Cam Adapter Level 1 (single camera)
$700 – HDMI Web Cam Adapter Level 2 (multi-cam)

Studio & Backdrop
$250 – Green Screen Mini pop-up (includes stands)
$500 – Green Screen Large 9ft (includes stands)
$600 – Interchangeable Backdrop 9ft (up to 3 colors)
$100 – Extension cords and Surge Protectors
$150 – Foam sound insulation (4 panels)

*prices are estimates and subject to change based on clients exact needs.

Corporate Event Photography, Editorial and Advertising, Industrial, Architecture, Products, and more. Full resolution digital files with a commercial use license are always included!

Photography – Crew Rates

Lead Photographer:

$250 – Hourly Rate – 2 hour minimum including set-up time
$600 – Half Day Photographer (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1000 – Full Day Photographer (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)
$250 – Additional Photographer hours (after day rate of 8 hours)

Photo Assistant:
$300 – Half Day Assistant (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$500 – Full Day Assistant (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

Photo Equipment:
Included – Basic Pro Camera (APS-C or full frame 24MP and up)
$100 – Camera Upgrade Level 1 – Full frame
42MP or greater
$200 – Camera Upgrade Level 2 – Full frame 61MP (a7rIV)

** Set up time is billed, but tear down is not. Billed in 30 minute increments, rounding up.
** Full days and half days will take scheduling and crew member priority over hourly jobs

Photo Editing:
$50/h – Basic Photo Editing (crop, exposure, white balance, levels)
$100/h – Advanced Photo Editing (Photoshop, green screen, HDR, etc)
$$$ – Rush Deadline Editing. 24 hour and overnight options available
*Estimate an hour of editing for every hour shooting.

$250 – Hourly Rate – 2 hour minimum including set-up time
$600 – Half Day Photographer (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1000 – Full Day Photographer (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

$500 – Up to 10 people
$400 – Individual Headshot

* On location mobile studio set-up with 1 background or using an environmental background. All shots must use the same background.

Headshot Editing
$100 / image – Advanced Editing (remove wrinkles, braces, glasses, etc)
$50 / image – Touch ups (skin retouching / corrections, fly aways, etc)
$35 / image – Photo Swap – Select a different photo than what was selected on-site.
$35 / image – Green screen background replacement for individuals.
$10 / image – Green screen background replacement (bulk pricing 10+ people).
$6 / image – Green screen background replacement (bulk pricing 100+ people).
$2 / image – Custom File Renaming (such as a person’s name or ID number)

 

 

Amazon Approved Product and Catalog Photography with clipping, advanced editing, models and more

Rates:
$250 – Hourly Rate – 2 hour minimum including set-up time
$600 Half Day + $5 / image – (clipping included)
$1000 Full Day + $5 / image – (clipping included)
($100) – Drop off DISCOUNT off half and full days. (for products smaller than 2’x2′)

Optional Add-Ons:
$5 / image — Basic Retouching (touch-up, add a shadow, etc)
$2 / image — Custom File Renaming (such as SKU, name, or color)
$25 / image — Basic editing (colorization, montages, text overlay)
$40 / image — Advanced editing (such as ghosting or infographics)
$100 / batch — Resizing
$1000 / day — Studio Space Rental (if necessary)
$350 / day — Office Space Rental (10×10 room)
$400 / half day, $600 full day — Models (non-union, non-agency)
$500 / day — Makeup Artist (if necessary)
$150 – Virtual Object 360 Degree photography (up to 32 images)
$100 / hour – basic webmaster services such as virtual object integration or e-commerce.
$Custom — Group photos

Prices include transparency clipping on all images. Keep in mind that one product may have multiple images. Some objects with fine detail (for example eye lashes or fishnet) can only be clipped to pure white. We can typically shoot around 100 images of similar sized small products in a day.

Base Package – $1200
– Designated photographer
– Photo Station Assistant
– Two iPads for digital sharing
– Internet Hotspot Provided
– Live Printing
– Props (if desired)
– Standard white backdrop
– OR client provided backdrop
– Up to 3 hours coverage

Custom Backdrops: $250 – $500
Crowd Control Stanchions: $200
Red Carpet: $50 – $100
Additional hours: $250/each
Additional 8 hour “days”: $1800

*See more options on our Dallas Step-and-Repeat Photography page

Other Services

Helicopter Aerial Photography and Video
$700 – Half Day Crew Reservation (less than 4 hours)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Reservation (4 to 8 hours)

Equipment Options
Included – In House Photography and Video Equipment
$300 – Side Mount Video System (3 Axis GPS Gryo stabilized gimbal)
$8000 – GSS (8K60p RED or ARRI) and helicopter mount

Helicopter Hourly Rates
$600/h – No Passenger Helicopter or Airplane (pilot and cam op only)
$850 – $1000/h – Piston Passenger Helicopter (Director under 225lbs can fly along)
$1900 – $2200/h – Turbine Helicopter (such as Bell 206 or A-star)
$2200/h – Helicopter w/ built in 1080p Cineflex gimbal (1 hour min)

* Helicopter based out of Dallas, but can fly out of other metros.
* Helicopter fees includes aircraft rental, pilot, fuel, etc.
* May be fees for specific times, dates, events, clearances etc
* Helicopter prices also apply for airplanes

Drone Operations
$250 – Hourly Rate – 2 hour minimum including set-up time
$700 – Half Day Crew Member (less than 4 hours)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4 to 8 hours)
$250 – Additional Hours on site
$100 – Waiver for Restricted Airspace (each location)
$200 – Night Waiver – *Requires a Visual Observer

Equipment
Included – Single Op Drone (mavic pro, phantom, etc)
$500 – Dual Op Drone (Inspire 2 w/ x4s camera)
$400 – Advanced Camera (x5s camera, 24mm)
$100 – Specific Lens (9mm, 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm)
$1500 – Premium Drone Kit (Inspire 2 w/ x7, ProRes, Raw DNG and lens options)
$500 – FLIR image sensor on Mavic 2

* Drones are limited to ~400ft elevation, 20-minute flights, weather conditions, and air-spaces
* Might be additional fees to close roads, permits and other custom requests.
* Dual op systems require two crew members, a pilot and camera op

Long Term Time-Lapse Installation:
$1400 – Interior Camera Install and Set-up (requires reliable power)
$4500 – Exterior Camera Install and Set-up (solar powered and waterproof)
**10% OFF Additional Cameras

Monthly Monitoring and Maintenance: (Required)
$700 / month – Exterior or Interior Internet provided by DTX Media.
$500 / month – Interior lapse, if internet is provided by client.
**Client provided internet must have Up speeds of 10+ mb/s

Optional Add-ons:
Editing — $700 — Cut downtime, multiple angles, add music, logos, text, etc
30’ Pole  — $2750 — For mounting the camera. (One time charge only)
Travel – Contact us — Serving all of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana

Short Term Time-lapse:
$900 — Half Day rate, up to 4 hours, 2 cameras.
$1500 — Full Day rate, up to 8 hours, 2 cameras.

Mobile Audio Pricing

Crew
$700 – Half Day Audio Tech (up to 4 hours on site including set-up)
$1200 – Full Day Audio Tech (up to 8 hours on site including set-up)

Equipment
$500 — Advanced Audio Gear
– Two Speakers / Subwoofers
– Up to 6 Wireless Mics (2lav or 4handheld)
– Sound / Mixing Board
– Input(s) for phones or laptops (including iPhone)
– Multiple Outputs for additional speakers, press, interpreters, etc.
– Simple Ambient Music Playlist

Travel Rates (outside DFW)

Travel Rates

$1500 / day – Videographer (outside DFW), includes per diem.
$1300 / day – Photographer (outside DFW), includes per diem.
$400 / each travel half day – (to and from location, if applicable)
$700 / each travel day – (to and from location, if applicable)
$700 – Airfare and luggage (round trip, per crew member)
$1/ mile – Ground (round trip) or pre-determined fee.

* Minimum one full day required
* Travel beyond 350 miles typically requires airfare

Pre-determined Distance Fee (by ground):
Austin, Shreveport, Oklahoma City- $300
Houston, San Antonio- $400
Lubbock, Midland, Odessa, Amarillo – $600

** All prices are estimates. Each job is unique and will be quoted depending on what exactly is needed. This may lower or raise the estimated price.**