Video Biography Packages


A Video Biography (aka Video Memoir or Legacy Video) captures a parent or grandparent recounting their life story, family history and memories.

Video Biography packages by Family Line video Chicago

Interviews take place in the comfort of the home and are conducted conversation style. Professional equipment is used throughout. Families are welcome to provide input and to review the movie throughout the editing process.

Below are sample Video Biography Packages.

To learn more about capturing your parent or grandparent’s life story, contact me. I would be happy to design a Video Biography package to your needs.


“Susan … You made it a pleasurable experience for me and enabled me to present my children and grandchildren with a wonderful gift that they will never forget: a visual record of their heritage.” – B. R.


Video Biography Package I

Filming
A 3 hour, filmed interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

Editing

    • Interview footage is lightly edited.
    • 15 family photos, titles, transitions, music and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A 2.5 hour, lightly edited video memoir capturing your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

    • Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video Chicago1 DVD in a gift box.
    • 1 Flash-drive with the movie file in a gift box. (Families can easily copy movie files onto their own flash-drives to share.)
    • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 8 weeks.

Video Biography Package I: $850*


Video Biography Package II

Filming
A 3 hour, filmed interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

Editing

    • Interview is edited into a captivating and cohesive 1-1.5 hour video memoir.
    • Up to 75 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia, woven throughout.
    • Titles, chapters, music and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A captivating, 1-1.5 hour ‘moving portrait’ of your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

    • 5 DVDs in gift cases.Family Documentary by Family Line Video
    • 5 Flash-drives with the movie file in gift boxes.**
    • 10 DVDs in standard cases.
    • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 8 weeks.

Video Biography Package II: $2,850*


Video Biography Package III

Filming
A 3 hour, filmed interview with your parent or grandparent, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from early childhood up to the present day.

B-Roll – footage shot outside the interview (walking throughout the house, playing with the grandchildren, etc.)

Editing

    • Interview and B-Roll are edited and woven together into a captivating and cohesive 1-1.5 hour video memoir.
    • Up to 135 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are woven throughout.
    • Light research for additional images to enhance the movie (ie. of a childhood home, church/temple or grade school).
    • Titles, chapters, music¬†and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A captivating, 1-1.5 hour ‘moving portrait’ of your parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

    • 8 DVDs in gift cases.Video Biography packages by Family Line Video Chicago
    • 8 Flash-drives with the movie file in gift boxes.**
    • 15 DVDs in standard cases.
    • 1 Flash drive with a 5-8 minute video of the movie highlights for shorter viewing occasions.
    • 1 Flash-drive with the unedited interview footage.
    • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 12 weeks.

Video Biography Packages III: $3,600*


Video Biography life story packages by Family Line VideoTo learn more abut capturing your parent or grandparent’s life story, family history and memories in a Video Biography, contact me.

I would be happy to design a Video Biography Package just for you.
 

Contact

 

Family Line Video, LLC
Family Documentary Videos

Susan Saunders
Video Biographer
(312) 402-6406

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* Prices reflect filming in one day, in one location, with one camera. Additional cameras/crew, interviews, locations, hours, DVDs and Flash-drives can be added to Video Biography Packages. Travel outside the Chicago area is extra.

** DVDs are becoming obsolete. To ensure your movie will be enjoyed for years to come, the movie file is available
on Flash-drives. The movie file can be easily copied onto your own flash-drives to share with family and friends.


Video Biography


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Preserving Life Stories, Family History & Legacies
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Legacy Video Memoirs


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Video Biography Packages