You've got a prospective client, but what will you charge for your work? Learn about several factors to consider.
- We just talked about where do I find work? … Now in this lesson, we're going to talk about … how much do I charge? … And unfortunately, right off the bat … there's no right answer. … I'd say the first and foremost, … wherever you're from and your location, do research. … Look around online, sort of see … what the going rates are going for. … You could have anywhere from 500 a day to shoot to 750 … but it really depends on your location. … Rates in LA are probably going to be a little higher … than St. Louis 'cause the demand is higher … and there's a lot more competition. … So take that into consideration … and maybe in your area, go on Craigslist, … make a listing for the work you want to do … and sort of see what kind of quotes you get back … from other filmmakers in the area … and that will really help you get an initial base … to go with. … And then doing that, you want to take into consideration … your time, experience and equipment. … Remember, they're not just renting a camera. …
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- Finding freelance work
- Pitching a client
- Working on set
- Managing clients
- Delivering the product