|Projects||Average cost/project (SGD)|
|Micro-movie||$25-150 per hour|
|Video Advertisement||$25-150 per hour|
|Wedding Video Shooting||$45-200 per hour|
|Event Video Shooting||$45-200 per hour|
|Animation Production（2D Animation, 3D Animation）||$600-4000 per minute of the final video|
|Video Editing||$30-180 per hour|
|Subtitle Editing||$20-80 per hour|
|Sound Production||$10-250 per hour|
|Drone Video Shooting||$300-1600 per day|
|Slow Motion Video Shooting||$400-900 per day|
In the age of 2020, most customers spend only 8 seconds to decide whether or not to purchase your product. With the 8-second limit, video production often creates a larger impact on the customers’ minds with soul-stirring stories. Compared to traditional marketing options, digital marketing also expands your business by breaking time and space constraints!
With technological advancements, your video advertisement can also appear not only on Youtube, but also on Facebook, Instagram (IGTV), Twitter and almost all kinds of social media. Sounds great, isn’t it?
The cost of video production varies largely because of different levels of complexity of each videography project. Sometimes video productions require a specific type of knowledge and equipment, so a higher cost is needed. Pricing basically differs according to the following factors:
Filming wildlife or scenery footage requires much transportation cost. Contrarily, a video filmed in the middle of the city is less costly.
(Source: National Geographic)
Most video production services charge on an hourly basis. But, for animation production, the cost usually depends on the duration of the final product, calculated minute-by-minute.
When you want a birdview shot of an event, you need to hire a drone videographer. A good camera drone costs up to SGD $2000, so the cost of video production will certainly increase.
(Source: dZign For You)
An extra cost is needed if you want some special effect in your video, for example a scene of bombing. Make sure the video producer knows how to use the editing softwares, such as Adobe After-Effects & Illustrator, Animaker, Vimeo, etc.
(Source: Moving Image)
Filming a professional video requires much manpower. Depending on the scale of the project, you may also need a director, a scriptwriter, filming assistants, a lighting crew, an audio recording crew, video editor, etc in addition to the videographer. They all serve varying purposes to compile the ideal video you want.
(Source: Production Hub)
You are advised to talk to the video producer about the content, objective and style of your video, so as to decide how many people you need in the video production crew. Remember to state the scale of video production clearly when asking for a quotation online!
The most experienced and famous video producer charges thousands of dollars for a project, for example Rekord Haus, Jootz See, Sebastian Teh, you name it.
If you want to lower your cost, turning to video production companies may be an option. But each video advertisement still costs as much as SGD 250 per hour!
Luckily, here is a way that you can lower your cost: hiring freelancers. They charge on an average of SGD 50-100 only!
Besides lowering the cost, you can also enjoy the control over the development of advertisement ideas. Feel free to check out the projects previously produced by the videographers! Visit the profiles of video producers to learn more!
Additional expenses may be incurred during video-taking, as some spontaneous need of extra props may pop up during video production. Getting a quotation helps you to avoid additional video production expenses out of your pocket.
There are around 3000 freelance videographers on Freehunter. To get an accurate video production quotation, be sure to list out all relevant information of the project when you post a job. You can also send messages to the videographers you like on Freehunter to better communicate!