Video Production

Video makes people care.

Creative for the People is a full service video shop, with experience in documentary, corporate, and explanatory video production. We can take care of every part of the filmmaking: scripting, shooting, editing, and post-production.

We use ultra high definition cameras with cinema quality lenses, lights, microphones, and accessories. Right now we're especially enjoying shoots with our new Black Magic Ursa Mini Pro. Since we own all our own equipment, most shoots can be completed without any additional rentals, dramatically reducing cost.

Our editing and post-production workflow is capable and flexible. We use industry standard software like Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and DaVinci Resolve. We're comfortable handling all aspects of the process, from editing to color correction and motion graphics or collaborating with other shops if you prefer.

We are also big fans of travel. All of our equipment is airplane ready, and crew is used to shooting on the go. We've shot all over the U.S. and beyond, in cities, remote jungles, and even ships at sea.

Scroll down for examples of our work and sample estimates you can use to plan your own projects.

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Work

Allen & Zion: A Father Daughter Story of Incarceration & Education

College changes lives. For incarcerated student Allen Burnett and his stepdaughter Zion, it's a source of common ground and inspiration.

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Raising Baby

Every parent, no matter their income or background, is entitled to big dreams for their babies.

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Menlo Spark Launch Video

One California town is making history by becoming America's first climate neutral municipality.

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The Sergeant and the Professor

College inside prison benefits everyone inside prison, even the guards.

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Understanding Climate Change with Hal Harvey

One of the formost experts on climate change explains how shifting average temperatures mean dangerous new extremes.

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Example Estimates

We charge $80 per hour. And while it’s true that every project is different, and we can’t say how many hours a logo or website will require until we know the details, we’ve put together example estimates to give you a clear and simple an idea of the costs involved right up front.

Description Hours Cost
Pre-production planning & script consultation 6 $480
On site videography 6 $480
Editing & post production first draft 10 $800
Sourcing stock footage for B-roll and audio for soundtrack 2 $160
Revising draft based on client feedback 6 $480
Travel * $100
Licensing stock footage and audio * $200
Administrative / project management 3 $240
Total 33 $2,940

* Most travel expenses, such as plane tickets and hotel rooms, are directly reimbursed. Mileage is billed at $0.50 per mile.

Description Hours Cost
Pre-production planning & script consultation 16 $1,280
On site videography 10 $800
Editing & post production first draft 12 $960
Designing titles & motion graphics 8 $640
Sourcing stock footage for B-roll and audio for soundtrack 4 $320
Revising draft based on client feedback 10 $800
Administrative / project management 6 $480
Travel * $800
Total 64 $6,080

* Most travel expenses, such as plane tickets and hotel rooms, are directly reimbursed. Mileage is billed at $0.50 per mile.