Video Biography Packages


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

 Life Story legacy Video biography packages by Famiily Line video Chicago

Interviews take place in the comfort of the home with equipment kept discrete and to a minimum. Professional equipment is used throughout. Families are welcome to provide input throughout the editing process.

Below are sample Video Biography packages.

To learn more about the process and pricing or to design a package that fits your needs, contact me.


“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 is minimally edited with 15 family photos woven throughout.

Family Receives
A lightly edited, 2.5 hour video memoir capturing your loved one recounting their life story, family history and memories.

  • Life Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video in Chicago5 DVDs in standard cases.
  • 1 Flash-drive with the movie file in a gift box.
  • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 6 weeks.

Video Biography Package I: $900*


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+ hour video memoir.
  • Up to 75 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia, scanned, labeled, cropped and woven throughout.
  • Titles, chapters, special effects, music and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A 1-1.5 hour, visually captivating ‘Moving Portrait’ of your loved one sharing their life story, family history and memories.

  • 1 DVD in a gift case.Video Biography packages by Family Line Video Chicago
  • 5 DVDs in standard cases.
  • 5 Flash-drives with the movie file in gift boxes.
  • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 8 weeks.

Video Biography Package II: $2800*


Video Biography Package III

Filming
A 3 hour filmed interview with your loved one, 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, such as walking in the garden, playing with the grandchildren, etc.

Editing

  • Interview and B-Roll are edited and woven together into a 1+ hour captivating and cohesive video memoir.
  • Up to 150 family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia are scanned, labeled, cropped and woven throughout.
  • Light research for additional images to enhance the movie (ie. their childhood home, school, etc.).
  • Titles, chapters, special effects, music¬†and more are added throughout.

Family Receives
A 1-1.5 hour, visually captivating ‘Moving Portrait’ of your loved one sharing their life story, family history and memories.

  • 3 DVDs in gift cases.
  • 10 DVDs in standard cases.
  • Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video Chicago10 Flash-drives with the movie file in gift boxes.
  • 1 flash-drive with a 5-8 minute movie of the highlights for shorter viewing occasions.
  • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 12 weeks.

Video Biography Package III: $3600*


Family Documentary packages and Life story video biographies by family line video in ChicagoTo learn more about capturing your parent or grandparent’s life story, family history and memories in a Video Biography for your family, contact me.

A Video Biography is a modern-day heirloom your family will cherish for years to come.

Contact


Susan Saunders
Owner/Video Biographer

Family Line Video, LLC
Family Documentary Production
‘Video Biography Packages’

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

** Clients can watch the movie on their computers
using the Flash-drive and as well as copy the movie file to
share with family and friends.


Video Biography Packages


Family Documentaries

Preserving Life Stories, Family History & Legacies
for Future Generations

~ The Gift of a Lifetime ~


Legacy Video Packages


Video Biographies ~ Video Memoirs ~ Family History Videos
Life Story Videos ~ Autobiography Videos ~ Legacy Videos
Anniversary Videos ~ Heirloom Videos
‘Video Biography Packages’
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