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So we've got some questions for you. To give you our most accurate estimate, these questions were designed to give us the best idea of the amount of time and resources your project will require. If you have any questions before beginning, please see our FAQ on the side for some easy answers. If you don't know the answers to all the questions that's quite OK! Any and all information you could give us is a step in the right direction. From there we will respond with either a couple of additional questions or an estimate tailored to your project requirements and budgetary needs. We hope to hear from you soon and we're excited to be working with you!

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How Much Does It Cost?

Ah, the age-old question, and a valid one at that. It's square one for us all. The answer is more up to you than you probably realize. Video production cost is consistently a wild card, and can cost anywhere from $10 to upwards of $10,000. Project complexity and overall length sway the cost of a video wildly. There are so many caveats and variables to video pricing it's almost impossible to set an hourly or daily rate. At The Athletic Dept, we will always strive to meet the needs of your budget while providing the highest quality product to meet your needs. Please see the next question to help guide you in your quest for cost.

What Information Should My Project Inquiry Include?

When emailing us for a project estimate, keep some of these factors in mind to expedite your request response:

  • Number of individual videos/photos
  • Length of video(s)
  • Number of days required to film at location
  • Distance from Boston, MA
    • Further than 10mi will incur a surcharge 
  • Number of cameras/microphones required
  • Final product exhibition form(s):
    • TV
    • Web
    • DVDs/Blu-rays
  • Number of review rounds required
  • Expected turnaround time:
    • Days
    • Weeks
    • Months
  • Any required value additions that will be needed:
    • Music
    • Voice Overs
    • Graphics
    • Animations
    • On-Screen Talent
    • Props
  • What our role will be in the following aspects:
    • Producing
    • Location scouting/procurement
    • Script Writing
    • Video Capturing
    • Editing
    • File Hosting

How Do I Contact You?

We try to respond to all emails within a few hours.

  • If you'd like a more instant approach please don't hesitate to call us at: (781) 570-5012

Our hours are your hours. 24/7 is the best way to make sure your late-night video idea can become a reality.​​

What Payment Methods Do You Accept?

However you conduct business is how we conduct business. From cold hard cash to checks, credit cards and PayPal, we accept almost anything you do. Projects usually are billed half upon contract signing, and half upon delivery of completed project. However in special circumstances we also do payment plans or various lengths and amounts. Let us know your needs!

What's Your Working Distance Radius?

From Los Angeles, Israel, and Turks and Caicos, we've been all over the world for film and if your project required we would go to any corner of the globe to capture it. We take "going the extra mile" quite literally and don't mind traveling to add production value to your project.

I don't know what my company needs exactly, but I know we need video!

Is that a question? I'll allow it. We know your pain, which is why we offer a full range of marketing consulting products to assess and evaluate the media needs of your company. We firmly believe that video is the most powerful motivator in the client acquisition realm and we have years of experience in crafting quality media products for any audience. Using a network of experienced marketing professionals,The Athletic Dept can offer a full-service approach to video production. From script writing to ad copy, we can do it all!

What's A "Review Round"?

A review round is a common experience in the creation of a creative product. After shooting your video, with your desired due date in mind, we will begin sending you rough versions of your product. Each "round" will consist of a list of notes, likes, and dislikes about the editing/graphics/music and the necessary changes will be made. Review rounds may effect overall project cost due to the amount of time that may be spent making significant changes to your product. The typical amount of review rounds requested is 2-3.

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At this point, you probably have some questions. Don't be embarrassed, we would too if we were you! The Athletic Dept was built on the tenets of unbeatable customer service and that's exactly what makes our Emmy-winning products better than all the rest. We care deeply that our media products achieve every goal you expect it to accomplish and then some! Whether you're a Fortune 500 company, or a one-man-band, we treat every client with the personal care and understanding their projects deserve. Feel free to call or email if you have any inquiries or further questions, we'd love to hear from you.

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