Video Biography Packages


A Video Biography captures a parent or grandparent sharing their life story, family history and memories.

how-to-organize-photos-by-family-line-videoFilmed 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 and to provide input throughout the editing process.

Below are sample Video Biography Packages. To learn more about capturing your loved one’s life story, contact me. I would be happy to design a 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 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.

Editing:

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

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

    • Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video in Chicago1 DVD in a gift box.
    • 5 DVDs in standard cases.
    • 5 Flash-drives 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 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. Plus: 30 minutes of additional filming outside the interview (walking in the garden, playing with the grandchildren, etc.).

Editing:

    • Interview footage is skillfully and sensitively edited into a cohesive, 1+ hour video memoir.
    • Additional footage is edited and woven throughout.
    • 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.
    • Titles, chapters, music,┬áspecial effects (zooming and panning) and more are added throughout.

Family Receives:
A 1+ hour visually rich ‘moving portrait’ of their loved one sharing their life story, family history and memories.

    • 3 DVDs in gift boxes.
    • Video Biography Packages by Family Line Video Chicago8 DVDs in standard cases.
    • A 5-8 minute DVD with movie highlights for shorter viewing occasions.
    • 8 Flash-drives with both movie files and the labeled family photos.
    • 1 Flash-drive with the unedited interview footage.
    • Movie uploaded to a private web page for 8 weeks.

Video Biography Package II: $4200*

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To capture the life story, family history and memories of your loved one, contact me.

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

 

Contact

 

*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.

 

Susan Saunders
Owner/Video Biographer

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

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Video Biography Packages

Preserving Life Stories, Family History & Memories
for Future Generations

~ The Gift of a Lifetime ~


Family Documentary Videos
Video Biographies ~ Video Memoirs ~ Family History Videos
Life Story Videos ~ Autobiography Videos ~ Legacy Videos
Personal Biography Videos ~ Anniversary Videos
Personal History Videos ~ Heirloom Videos

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