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Audio and Video Biography Packages

 The packages below are suggestions. We can modify them to suit your individual, family, or business needs. Perhaps you'll record your life story, share important life lessons, reminisce with your siblings, or document an important period of time. What do you want to share? Whatever it is you want to tell, I’ll help you tell it. Here are just a few examples of the types of stories you can share: 

  • Memorials

  • "How we met" stories

  • Anniversary videos

  • Personal histories 

  • Family histories 

  • Tributes 

  • Business histories

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Audio
Biography

Audio Recording:

  • 15-minute pre-meeting either by phone or in-person to talk about what you’d like to cover in your interview

  • 30-minute or 1-hour audio recorded interview

Editing:

  • Removing interruptions, coughing, long pauses, and similar distracting sounds

  • If you would like music added to enhance your story, the cost is $150 per hour of time required to add this element.

 

You'll Receive:

  • 1 flash drive and downloadable version of recording

Cost: $150 up to a 30-minute interview and $350 up to an hour interview. Additional interview time is available at $350 an hour. This rate includes all additional interview and production time by the hour.

Raw Video Biography

Filming:

  • 30-minute pre-meeting either by phone or in-person 

  • 2-hour filmed interview

  • Use of state-of-the-art cameras, lighting and sound equipment  

Editing:

  • Raw footage of your interview captured without editing and minimal production. Color correction and sound enhancement is included.  This package is ideal for someone who wants their stories documented but isn’t interested in adding pictures, B roll, or music.  You can always decide in the future to add these items at either the Classic Video or Premium Video package rate.

You'll Receive:

  • 1 flash drive and entire film delivered by download

Cost: $1,925

Additional interview time is available and can be added based on your needs for an additional fee to be discussed with Homegrown Histories.

Classic Video Biography

Filming:

  • 30-minute pre-meeting either by phone or in-person 

  • 2-hour filmed interview

  • Use of state-of-the-art cameras, lighting, and sound equipment  

Editing:

  • Interview footage edited into a captivating video memoir

  • Photos, documents, and other memorabilia are woven throughout

  • Music is added throughout

  • Limited research for additional images to enhance the film.

  • Two options to review the film by the narrator to make changes (i.e., adding or deleting a photo or deleting a comment)


 

You'll Receive:

  • 12-25-minute film

  • 3 flash drives and downloadable version of film 

Cost: Depending on the number of interviews, pictures, memorabilia, etc., you would like included, the cost may range between approximately $4,725-$6,800.

Premium Video Biography

Filming:

  • 30-minute pre-meeting either by phone or in-person 

  • 3-4 hour filmed interview. This is also a great option for couples and siblings.

  • Use of state-of-the-art cameras, lighting and sound equipment  

Editing:

  • Interview footage edited into a captivating video memoir

  • Photos, documents, maps, and other memorabilia are woven throughout

  • B-Roll-custom footage on-site added if desired

  • Music is added throughout

  • Limited research for additional images to enhance the film.

  • Two options to review the film by the narrator to make changes (i.e., adding or deleting a picture or deleting a comment)

You'll Receive:

  • 30-60-minute film

  • 5 flash drives and downloadable version of film

Cost: Depending on the number of interviews, pictures, memorabilia, etc., you would like included, the cost may range between approximately $6,825-$10,000.

All Packages reflect filming in one location in the San Francisco Bay Area. Additional cameras/crew, interviews, locations, and hours can be added to all packages. Some locations may be charged for travel depending on the interview location.  Please refer to the FAQ page for more information regarding travel fees.

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