Hourly Video Production Rates
We understand that not every production fits into a cookie cutter package. That’s why we bid many custom estimates with hourly videography rates and other considerations.
Video Editing Labor
- $55 per hour for existing clients
- $75 per hour with non-Matty D. Media footage
- $120 per hour in 4K quality for b-roll
- $180 per hour in 4K quality for interviews
*Interview require an hour minimum, b-roll a half-hour minimum
- $175 per half hour of flight time
Writing and Publishing Services
Matty D. Media is primarily a documentary-style video production company. We use open-ended interviews and unscripted commentary to craft our custom videos. That said, when scripting services are needed we have the TV and video experience necessary to write for the audience. A typical 30 second video amounts to 75 words on paper. We write scripts based on your company’s vision for the video. We can go a step further and storyboard the video during pre-production. A storyboard includes both the written script and a mock up of what major scenes of the video would look like.
Scripting – Writing copy for on-camera and/or voiceover presentations
- $50 per 75 words
Storyboarding – Scripts with 3-5 key visuals depicted
- $95 per 30 second commercial
Voiceovers – Writing services and voice talent combined
- $125 per 50 words voiceover written and recorded with Matty D. Media partner talent
Social media management services
- $20 per social media post written with Matty D. Media-produced video uploaded
- $30 per social media posts written with non-Matty D. Media visual
- $20 per YouTube video uploaded with written summary (to client’s site)
- $30 per YouTube video hosted by Matty D. Media YouTube channel
Production elements dictate the project cost. In addition to some of the traditional formats (interviews, music videos) that Matty D. Media produces, we offer additional production elements to enhance the final product. Below are some of the production elements we charge extra for.
Video editing extras:
- 30% Increase for *Rush Edits
*Rush Edits are video edits delivered within 3 business days from when the last piece of footage was gathered. Normally, Matty D. Media promises to deliver video edits for approval within 2 weeks.
- $40 per *Extra Revision
*Every video production includes one free revision. Some larger projects allow for more.
- 50 cents per word
Graphics with Video
All video productions by Matty D. Media include simple graphics. Company name, title, and contact info is naturally included. We partner with graphic designer to produce more sophisticated graphics. Please discuss custom graphical needs with your video producer during pre-production.
Animated videos with infographics
With animated infographic videos, Matty D. Media breaks down the numbers. For example, we produced a video to celebrate the economic impact of local farmers markets. Matty D. Media broke these stats down into a minute-long video.
Infographic video production gives a modern look to a sophisticated crunching of the numbers.
Cost breakdown of infographic videos
- $75 per slide with 5-20 words per slide
Videos with infographics are a popular way to communicate pertinent stats and information. These animated infographics below compliment local footage. The cost of videography is separate. Each interstitial infographic is custom-made and therefore charged as its own slide.
Video Equipment Rentals around Kansas City
Extra Equipment Usage Fees
All video productions by Matty D. Media include a professional camera, lighting kit, and professional sound. These fees may apply if additional equipment is added to a package.
- $15 Tripod
- $35 Lighting Kit, 1-2 LED lights
- $40 Lavalier Microphone (wired)
- $80 TelePrompter for field production
- $99 Wireless Microphone Lavalier Microphone
- $150 HD Professional Camera
- $200 4K Professional Camera
*Rental arrangements for the above equipment can be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Editor’s Note: When Matty D. Media says “one hour of videography,” we qualify that as a range of tasks performed by the videographer. That includes a videographer’s time setting up, shooting video, brainstorming with a client, and breaking down equipment. So basically, an hour accounts for the videographer’s time on site. Contact Matty D. Media by calling (785) 917-1999 or e-mailing us with the contact form on this page!