Everything You Need To Know About Video Production Costs

Video is now firmly embedded as the go-to tool for businesses, charities and organisations looking to connect with their audiences.

Whether it’s promotional material, a recruitment film, or content for social media, the impact of well-crafted videos on your customers can be substantial in their experience with your brand.

One question often looms large for those considering video production – what are the costs involved in video production?

From the script and locations to actors and wardrobe, filming without the help of a reliable video production company can cost lots of time, effort and money.

To help you get a better understanding of the costs, we’ve put together a list showing the main expenses associated with video production to make your video project production journey smooth and cost-effective.

Pre-production expenses

The initial stages of video production are crucial for laying the foundations of a successful project. Pre-production involves tasks such as concept development, scriptwriting, storyboarding, location scouting, and talent casting. While these expenses may seem intangible, they are vital in ensuring a smooth production process.

At Wildwood Media, we will work closely with you to understand your vision and translate it into an actionable plan, minimising the time and resources required during pre-production to get you the best value for your money.

Production costs

Production costs encompass the filming of the video. These expenses include equipment rental, crew fees, set construction, transportation and any necessary permits or licenses. Filming in London, for example, is fraught with complications. Depending on the complexity of the project and the desired level of quality, the production costs can vary significantly.

Our team of experienced videographers is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technical expertise that ensures a high-quality production that stays within your specified budget, no matter what type of video you’re looking for.

Post-production expenses

Once the main footage is captured, the post-production phase begins. This involves video editing, sound design, colour grading, motion graphics and adding any necessary special effects. Post-production is a critical stage in editing your video and ensuring it aligns with your creative vision.

At Wildwood Media we understand the importance of delivering a polished final product and will work closely with you throughout the editing process to achieve the results you’re looking for.

Additional costs

Several factors can influence video production costs, such as the length of the video, location accessibility and the need for specialised equipment or props. Before any filming begins, we will work with you and discuss any ideas you may have so we can provide you with an accurate cost estimate and tailor our service and the production process accordingly.

Need some help?

At Wildwood Media, we understand the challenges and concerns our clients face when it comes to budgeting for video projects and will make sure you have the video of your dreams that stays within your budget.

You deserve to work with someone who not only knows how to handle a camera but who can also show off your brand and services at a fair price.

We are a professional videography company specialising in promotional video & PR, aerial and drone filming, recruitment films, and much more. We work with businesses, charities, and organisations across London, Kent, and Northampton, and pride ourselves on helping clients bring their ideas to life on a professional production level.

Schedule a free 30-minute consultation and let us help you get the video you deserve.