Video Biography Packages


A Video Biography (aka: Video Memoir, Legacy Video or Life Story Video) captures a parent or grandparent sharing priceless life stories, family history and memories. Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video in Chicago

Interviews take place in the comfort of the home and are conducted conversation style. Equipment is kept discrete and to a minimum. Families are welcome to review the movie throughout the editing process.

Below are sample Video Biography Packages. To learn more about capturing your loved one’s life story for your family, contact us.


“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 a loved one, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from childhood up to the present day.

Editing:

    • Footage is skillfully edited into a captivating and cohesive 1+ hour memoir.
    • Up to 100 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia scanned, labeled, cropped and woven throughout.
    • Titles, chapters, music,┬áspecial effects (i.e. zooming and panning) are added throughout.

Family Receives:
A 1 hour moving portrait capturing their loved one sharing their life story, family history and memories.

    • Life Story Biography in a Legacy Video by Family Line Video1 DVD in a gift box.
    • 15 DVDs in standard cases.
    • 1 Flash-drive with the movie file.
    • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 6 weeks.

Video Biography Package I: $3200*


Video Biography Package II

Filming:
A 3+ hour filmed interview with a loved one, touching on the family history with a more in-depth review of their life story – from childhood up to the present day. Plus: 45 minutes of additional filming outside the interview (walking in the garden, playing with the grandchildren, of the house, etc.).

Editing:

    • Interview footage is skillfully edited into a captivating and cohesive 1+ hour memoir.
    • Additional footage plus up to 150 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia scanned, labeled, cropped and woven throughout.
    • Light research for additional images to enhance the movie.
    • Titles, chapters, music,┬áspecial effects (zooming and panning) and more are added throughout.

Family Receives:
A 1+ hour moving portrait capturing a loved one sharing their life story, family history and memories.

    • 5 DVDs in gift boxes.
    • Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video Chicago25 DVDs in standard cases.
    • A 5-8 minute DVD with movie highlights for shorter viewing occasions.
    • 1 Flash-drive with both movie files.
    • 1 DVD or flash-drive with the unedited interview.
    • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 8 weeks.

Video Biography Package II: $4200*

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To learn more about capturing your loved one’s life story, family history and memories for your family, contact us. We would be happy to design a Video Biography package to your needs.

 

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*Prices reflect filming in one day, in one location, with one camera.
Additional cameras/crew, interviews, locations and hours/days
can be added to Video Biography Packages.
Travel and shipping are additional.