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POST PRODUCTION SERVICES 

STAGE I. EDIT:

What we need from the filmmaker:

  1. Each project needs to have their media on two drives for storage. Depending on the size of your media, you should consult with your DIT person or your DP on how big your drives should be. The drive should be big enough to allow workflow backups on it.
  2. Filmmakers needs to provide a spreadsheet (preferably on google drive) of all opening and closing title information in the order that it will appear in the film. This information is important so that the edit can accommodate the titles into the timeline of the film.

The Process:

  1. Project Setup. The media is organized by the editor (us) into a software program. Each take is logged and sound is synced according to the scene that it is in.
  2. Session #1: The first sit-down meeting will consist of either one 4 hour long session OR two 2 hour sessions to go through all of the footage and make selections from the dailies for each scene. Together, we will create the raw assembly (which is a string-out of all of the usable footage of each scene in the project).
  3. Rough Edit. The editor makes a rough cut (from the selections above and the directors line script) OR the filmmaker takes a copy of the raw assembly and decides on how the rough cut should be pieced together, makes notes and gives them to the editor, who then makes the rough cut.
  4. The filmmaker makes notes of the rough cut. This can be done via email and phone.
  5. The editor implements those notes.
  6. Session #2: The filmmaker and editor sit down one last time for a two hour session and make adjustments.
  7. Final pass.
  8. Final/Locked Cut of the project is delivered.

We are open to doing more passes on the edit, however they will incur addtional costs. Half of the agreed to rate is delivered at the hand-off of the project and the other half of the payment is due when Final/Locked Cut is delivered.

PICTURE EDIT RATES

DURATIONGOLD MEMBERSSILVER MEMBERSNON-WMM MEMBERS
Short Film 5 Minutes or Less$250$375$500
Short Film 5-15 Minutes$450$675$900
Short Film/Pilot 15-25 Minutes$600$900$1,200
Short Film/Pilot 25-35 Minutes$900$1,350$1,800
Short Film/Pilot 35-50 Minutes$1,500$2,250$3,000
Short Film/Pilot/Feature 50-70 Minutes$3,000$4,500$6,000
Feature Film 70-90 Minutes$6,000$9,000$12,000
Feature Film 90-100 Minutes$8,000$12,000$16,000
Feature Film 100-130 Minutes$10,000$15,000$20,000
Prices listed are approximate rates. Half of the agreed to rate is delivered at the hand-off of the project and the other half of the payment is due when Final/Locked Cut is delivered.

STAGE II. Sound Mix, Audio Cleanup and Design

What we need from the filmmaker:

  1. Music selections for the whole piece.
  2. Special audio FX if we do not have it in our library.

The Process:

    1. Project Setup. Set basic audio levels & smooth out transitions.
    2. Session #1: We will allow for a total 4 hours (this can be done in multiple sessions) to mark out specific sound cues, missing needed foley, audio fx cues, and any need for atmospheric design.
    3. Filmmaker provides score/songs.
    4. ADR Added.
    5. Editor applies sound cues and mixes the audio. Cut of film delivered to the filmmaker.

    Sound Mixing Rates

DURATIONGOLD MEMBERSSILVER MEMBERSNON-WMM MEMBERS
Short Film 5 Minutes or Less$250$375$500
Short Film 5-15 Minutes$450$600$900
Webseries Up to 20 Mins$650$970$1,300
Short/Pilot 15-25 Minutes$600$900$1,200
Short/Pilot 25-35 Minutes$900$1,350$1,800
Short/Pilot/Feature 35-50 Minutes$1,500$2,250$3,000
Short/Pilot/Feature 50-70 Minutes$3,000$4,500$6,000
Feature Film 70-90 Minutes$6,000$9,000$12,000
Feature Film 90-100 Minutes$8,000$12,000$16,000
Feature Film 100-130 Minutes$10,000$15,000$20,000

STAGE III. Color

What we need from the filmmaker:

  1. Any specific guidance on the aesthetic of the the film. Stills from films, photography, anywhere else found online will work. This is where a lookbook may come in handy.

The Process:

  1. Colorist provides filmmaker with color samples from their project for review. This process can last up to 3 reviews before additional cost.
  2. Colorist does a pass on the color and provides work to filmmaker.
  3. Filmmaker reviews the color and makes notes.
  4. Color pass two is provided and if needed, the filmmaker comes in to fine-tune the color.

Color Rates

DURATIONGOLD MEMBERS
(Prices listed are a minimum)
SILVER MEMBERS
(Prices listed are a minimum)
NON-WMM MEMBERS
(Prices listed are a minimum)
Short Film 5 Minutes or Less$200$375$400
Short Film 5-15 Minutes$350$600$700
Webseries Up to 20 Mins$500$975$1,000
Short/Pilot 25-35 Minutes$750$1,125$1,500
Short/Pilot/Feature 35-50 Minutes$1,000$1,500$2,000
Short/Pilot/Feature 50-70 Minutes$2,000$3,000$4,000
Feature Film 70-90 Minutes$4,500$6,750$9,000
Feature Film 90-100 Minutes$6,000$9,000$12,000
Feature Film 100-130 Minutes$8,000$12,000$16,000

STAGE IV. Delivery (DCP Creation)

What we need from the filmmaker:

  1. Appropriate drive(s) for storage for the completed film. The Process:
  2. We will provide a full resolution Master Copy (size depends on the resolution that the film was shot in). This will be your DCP deliverable.
  3. We will provide an upload copy (for online screeners). Click here for more info on DCP creation.

POST-PACKAGES

Picture Edit-Color-Sound

DURATIONGOLD MEMBERS
(Prices listed are a minimum)
SILVER MEMBERS
(Prices listed are a minimum)
NON-WMM MEMBERS
(Prices listed are a minimum)
Short Film 5 Minutes or Less$400$660$840
Short Film 5-15 Minutes$650$975$1,300
Webseries 10-20 Minutes$1,100$1,650$2,200
Short/Pilot 15-25 Minutes$990$1,460$1,945
Short/Pilot 25-35 Minutes$1,350$2,125$2,700
Short/Pilot/Feature 50-70 Minutes$7,700$11,550$15,400
Feature Film 70-90 Minutes$9,900$14,850$19,800
Feature Film 90-120 Minutes$11,000$16,500$22,000
Feature Film 100-130 Minutes$8,000$12,000$16,000