Lights, Camera . . .

Hey, Big Spender

Before you roll tape on your video masterpiece, be sure to budget for these necessary elements:

  • Scriptwriting (very different from other writing disciplines)
  • Location rental
  • Make-up artist and hair stylist
  • Food or product stylist
  • Props
  • Hired talent, including actors or narrators
  • Equipment rental
  • Per diem expenses for additional crew members
  • Video editing
  • Sound effects and editing
  • Animation
  • Additional copies of the video
  • Video packaging
  • Shipping
  • Sales tax

Contact Source

Tilton Productions Inc., gina@tilton.net, http://www.tilton.net

« Previous 1 Page 2

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

Like this article? Get this issue right now on iPad, Nook or Kindle Fire.

This article was originally published in the January 2000 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Lights, Camera . . ..

Loading the player ...

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

Ads by Google

Share Your Thoughts

Most Shared Stories

1
15 Signs You're an Entrepreneur
2
Want Media Attention? Target Trades First
3
10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job
4
Have a Bitcoin Business Idea? This Is What You Need to Do.
5
Is It That Important to Be Nice?