ABOUT OUR PRICING
Here’s a list that generally shows a where your investment goes in our video packages.
50% – Editing
25% – Crew
15% – Producing
10% – Equipment
Notice that the majority of the costs are related to things that go on behind the scenes. We pride ourselves on the amount of work that we do before and after the wedding day to make the final product up to our standards. In particular, the time spent during the editing phase is extremely important. We put all our efforts towards producing a well-polished edit of your wedding day. We’re a quality over quantity type of company.
PAYMENT MAY BE SUBMITTED IN THE FOLLOWING FORMS LISTED BELOW
Payments accepted in this form and receipt provided to the Client and person delivering the payment.
PERSONAL AND BUSINESS CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED. If paying by check, date will not be considered secure, and all final products will be held until check has cleared. If any check is returned for nonpayment, Client will pay a $30.00 returned check fee. No date shall be considered secure until new payment is received and all checks cleared.
CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD AND PAYPAL
Payments are accepted in this form however a 3% fee will be added to the contract value to offset the cost of the service charge by the merchant account services.
Payments are accepted in this form however a 10% service fee is added to the contract value because of the low liquidity value and capacity of the asset.
INSUFFICIENT FUNDS FEES
If Client’s payment is returned for insufficient funds, and the Videographer will re-bill the Client for the Services, and will charge Client $30.00 per returned payment. Any fees incurred by Videographer’s bank will be added to the insufficient funds fees charged to the Client.
DUE ON AGREEMENT SIGNING
The retainer amount of 50% of the total value of services selected by the Client. This is applied to the reduction of the total balance. This retainer is due upon signing this agreement. This agreement is null and void if retainer fee is not paid or returned to Client unpaid.
DUE 30 DAYS BEFORE EVENT DATE
The remaining 50% of the initial agreement retainer due is required 4 weeks before the event date.
If your wedding is further than 30 miles from Oak Brook we charge $3.00 per mile starting after 30 miles. In addition, there is a $100 fee for one night’s hotel stay, in addition to actual hotel costs and per diem of $15.00 per meal for any travel more than 60 miles from the Oak Brook, Illinois office address. This cost is per person.
If you would like to book us for your wedding a 1/2 deposit will “Save the Date”! The remaining balance is due four (4) weeks prior to your wedding date. $25.00 per week (seven-day period) late will apply to payments NOT received 30 days prior their event.
We accept personal checks, money orders and all major credit cards. A 3% fee will be added for all credit card purchases.
Standard tax rates of 6.25% apply for all services.
EVENT DATE EXPENSES
If there are any additional costs to the Client that have been incurred during the video production on the event date, then the Client agrees to payment within 10 calendar days after the client has received the event date expenses invoice from the Videographer.
POST EVENT EXPENSES
If additional costs to Client have been incurred during video production after the event date, then Client agrees to pay the remaining amount due to Videographer prior delivery of the final product.
Videographer reserves the right to cancel this contract and not provide event coverage and or any editorial and intellectual work if payments are not made on time schedule as agreed or by default listed in this agreement.
The invoice document(s) will detail any additional event hours worked, services performed, out-of-pocket day of event or post event production expenses, milestone payments or etc., and will be submitted to Client for approval. Client will pay Videographer on a due on delivery basis unless otherwise stated in this agreement or agreed to in writing, for approved invoices. The assignment of any Materials to the Client is dependent upon receipt of the entire payment and/or any outstanding invoices.
The Client shall be responsible for all incidental expenses (including but not limited to parking or transportation fees or small equipment purchases such as hard drives or blank DVDs) and all travel expenses. The Videographer will provide estimates of costs for these expenses and the Client will approve all expenses over $100.00 before they are incurred.
Videographer is solely responsible for (i) any taxes measured or based on Videographer’s gross net income, (ii) employment taxes for Videographer’s personnel, and (iii) any sales, use, excise, value-added, services, consumption, or other taxes or duties on any goods or services used or consumed by Videographer in providing the Services.
FIRST PAID, FIRST BOOKED
If more than one client books services on the same day, booking goes to first client to pay the deposit.
Will only be accommodated if the new date does not conflict with another booked event.
ANY RETAINER PAID IS NON-REFUNDABLE FOR ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
A RESCHEDULED EVENT WILL REQUIRE A NEW AGREEMENT TO BE CREATED BETWEEN THE VIDEOGRAPHER AND CLIENT.
If the event is cancelled or the date is changed, the initial payment is forfeited. An additional retainer is required to secure a new event date.
IF CLIENT’S EVENT DATE(S) CHANGE AND VIDEOGRAPHER IS NOT AVAILABLE ON THE NEW DATE(S), 80% OF FEES PAID BY CLIENT TO VIDEOGRAPHER WILL BE REFUNDED ONLY IF VIDEOGRAPHER IS ABLE TO SCHEDULE ANOTHER SIMILAR EVENT IN PLACE OF THE CLIENT’S EVENT. OTHERWISE, ALL FEES PAID AND DUE BY CLIENT TO VIDEOGRAPHER AS OF THE DATE OF CHANGE WILL BE FORFEITED.