DTX Media Pricing and Rates

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 studios 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 year 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.

 

 

Professional Videography

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

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DTX Crew Member:
$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)
$200 – Additional Videographer hours (after day rate of 8 hours)

**See what basic equipment is included below**
*Our videographers can function as one or more of the following:
Director, DP, Gaffer, Cam Op and Audio Tech

Producer
$1500 and Up – Producer (plans production, including the creative process)
*Simple projects that require no pre-production by DTX Media may not require a producer. (such as events, and interviews). See more below.

 

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Basic Video Equipment:
Included – Basic Professional Cameras (Sony a7III or comparable)
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 (x5 300-900 LED panels + soft boxes)
$200 – Basic Cinematic Motion Tools (SLR sized Gimbal or Slider)
$200 – Teleprompter (requires an operator, can be client or interviewee)

Advanced Video Equipment:
$500 – Advanced Audio (mixer, multiple mics, and amplification)
$800 – Advanced Light Kit (Kino Flo or equivalent, flags, diffsion, etc)
$800 – Advanced Camera (4k 10-bit 4:2:2  | FS7, C300 mkII or similar)
$1200 – Cine Camera (RED or ARRI complete kits)
$500 – Cine Lens (Cine lenses or Cinema lenses)
*Advanced Audio, Light Kit and Cine Camera require dedicated crew.

 

Post Production

Video Editing:
$100 – Bulk Video Editing Hourly Rate (8 or more hours)
$150 – Video Editing Hourly Rate (less than 8 hours)

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, animation, etc.

 

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Producer

A producer is required anytime DTX Media is involved in the creative process primarily prior to the shoot (pre-production).

A producer works with our clients and the project coordinator to gain an understanding of the project goals and target audience, to help create a plan to best communicate your message, product or service. This process can include everything from, shot list, conference calls, to an in-person meeting, story board or script consulting, casting assistance, and location / set / studio consulting and management.

In some cases, a DTX Media , LLC producer is not required and our clients can operate as their own producer. As a rule of thumb, if our crew can arrive without having prior knowledge of the assignment, and film (either with no director or under a client direction), then a DTX Media producer may not be required.

 

 

Professional Photography

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

Photography Day Rate – $1000
4-8 hours on site. Digital Files Included. Single photographer.

Photography Half Day Rate – $600
1-4 hours on site.  Digital Files Included. Single photographer.

Additional Hours – $200
Each hour after the eight hours day rate.

Photo Editing:
$25/h – Basic Photo Editing (crop, exposure, white balance, levels)
$50/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.

 

Headshots and Portraits

Professional head shots and corporate portraits shot on location with our mobile studio set-up.

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Headshots Up to 120 people – $1200
Headshots Up to 50 people – $700
Headshots 2-10 people – $500
Individual Headshot – $400

* 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)

 

 

Helicopter Aerial Video and Photography

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

Helicopter Hourly Rates
$600/h – No Passenger Helicopter or Airplane (pilot and cam op only)
$1000/h – Passenger Helicopter (Director under 225lbs can fly along)
$2200/h – Turbine Helicopter (such as Bell 206 or A-star)
$2200/h – Helicopter w/ built in 1080p Cineflex gimbal (1 hour min)
QUOTE – Helicopter w 4k GSS gimbal RED or ARRI

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

 

Drone Aerial Photography and Video

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Drone Operations
$700 – Half Day Crew Member (less than 4 hours)
$1200 – Full Day Crew Member (4 to 8 hours)
$200 – 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)
$300 – Advanced Drone (inspire or other dual ops systems)
$500 – Advanced Camera (such as the x5r or x7)

* 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

 

 

Time-Lapse Video

Long term and short term time lapse video production.
Exterior time-lapses installs require the use of a special waterproof housing and it can run on solar power when mounted in a location exposed to sunlight.
Interior time-lapses require a secure place to mount the camera and require a dedicated 110v power supply.

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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.

 

 

 

Photo Station / Photo Booth

A modern twist on the classic Photo Booth using a large backdrop to fit large groups with clean and easy iPad social sharing options.

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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: $200/each
Additional 8 hour “days”: $1800

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

 

 

Real-Estate and Architecture

Commercial and Residential photography and video in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. Including exterior and interior photography and basic editing. Some packages include both day and night / twilight photography and video.

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Basic Architecture / Real-Estate Photography
Shot with efficiency as priority
HDR ’effect’ created from a single raw file.
Some highlight and shadow loss
All photographs taken during a single time-frame

Advanced Architecture / Real-Estate Photography
Shot with best image as priority over price
Custom HDR created from multiple bracketed images.
Nearly no highlight or shadow loss (unless intentional)
Photographed during best time of day, and may require multiple visits.

The price is the same as our half day and day rates. The difference between Basic and Advanced photography is only the results of hours on site and editing needed. However, we need to know up front which one you prefer upfront so we can shoot and schedule accordingly.

 

 

Product Photography

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

On-Location Rates:
$700 Half Day + $5 / image – (clipping included)
$1200 Full Day + $5 / image – (clipping included)

Drop Off Rates:
$500 Base Rate + $20 / image – (clipping included)

Optional Add-Ons:
$5 / image — Basic Retouching (touch-up, add a shadow, etc)
$2 / image — Custom File Renaming (such as SKU, name, or color)
$15 / image — Colorization
$25 / image — Image markup, (graphics and etc)
$40 / image — Advanced editing (such as ghosting)
$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)
$Custom — Group photos

Prices include clipping on all images. Keep in mind that one product may have multiple images. We can typical shoot around 100 images of similar sized small products in a day.

 

Live Streaming Video Production

Online broadcasting of events, with multiple camera angles and quality audio and lighting with no post-production required. One crew member is always dedicated to the webcast, but can make minor camera adjustments as needed. B-roll and or interviews can be caught by one of the designated cameramen.

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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)
$200 / 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 – Switcher / Mix Board (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

 

 

Animation / Graphics

Dallas Video Production with an emphasis on 2D or 3D animation including everything from explainer videos to 3D products.

Custom Graphics
Simple or basic supplemental graphics are charged our standard editing day rate, which is $125 / hour or in blocks of 8 hours at $700/day.

3D Animated Videos:
– $4500 for up to 1 minute
– $1000 / every 15 seconds thereafter.
– $3500 / minute for animations over 5 minutes in total length.

2D Animated Videos:
– $2800 for up to 1 minute
– $700 / every 15 seconds thereafter.
– $2000 / minute for animations over 5 minutes in total length.

Add-ons:
– $100 – Royalty Free Music Track
– $200 / clip – Stock Video
– $$$ – Voice Over
– $$$$ (custom) – Script Writing
– $$$$ (custom) – Storyboard

 

 

Mobile Audio Production

Provide wireless microphone rentals. sound board, speakers, and audio technician. equipment rental.

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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

 

 

 

Consumer Services:
DTX Weddings – Wedding photography and Video (external link)

 

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.

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