Movie Making Manual/Sample Shooting Kit
Kit for Shorts and ultra low-budget Independant feature films
This a the Sample Shooting Kit fot the Film Equipment Timeshare
Purpose: shorts and ultra low-budget independent feature films
|I would love some feedback on this sample kit. Is it too little? Overkill? Do the estimated prices seem reasonable?|
Feedback: Re sound recorder. For digital video, this would seem to be redundant. Direct input to the camera would do the trick.
|Sony FX-1 HDV camera with long life battery||3000|
|9" LCD field monitor||300|
|Fluid head Tripod||700|
|Handheld stabilization gear||300|
|Compact 1.2k HMI & accessories||1100|
|300w 3 head kit & accessories||300|
|800w & 1000w 2 head kit & accessories||500|
|Softboxes, flags, chromakeys, reflectors||300|
|24 Bit 96 kHz Hard disc recorder with mixer||1000|
|Mike & accessories||400|
|Set of radio mics||300|
|Headphones and accessories||200|
|Walkie Talkie set||100|
|Various Flight Cases||800|
|Grand Total||10 000|
The £10 000 total cost would be before discounts. For this particular kit 5 production companies could get it for the following prices:
- Buy in £500 apiece (produces £2500)
- Annual renewal £100 apiece (will produces £500/year)
- Daily rental fee £25 (should produce a minimum of
Assuming financing at around 10% and annual insurance costs of about 10% of equipment value the equipment should be paid off in less than 2 years.
|This could be a bank loan or vendor financing.|
Each company would have guaranteed use of the equipment for 50 days per year more than enough to make at least 1 feature...
This is just an example, these partnership are flexible. A partnership with HD cameras and HBB portadrive sound equipment will have generally higher buy-in and fees whilst entry to a partnership aimed at documentaries could be the price of a good night out.