What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Day rate one man band camera crew is $750 and includes CineAlta Sony PMW F3 camera, 3 point lighting, 1 wireless mic lav and a boom mic.
Day rate two men band camera crew is $1,400 includes everything above here plus a sound person with mixer and more mics.
Editing is $95 per hour using Avid Media Composer (Mac)
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
All the time.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
How did I started walking? I don't know. However I had a nice attachment to a movie projector that I couldn't afford so I made my own with a shoe box...the rest is history.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Scripting, new ideas, planning, shooting, editing, duplicating, formatting for the web.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Princess Sarah from Generations for Peace called to me help her send a video message to the troubled region in war.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Ask all the questions, don't asume anything.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Rates, how long takes to produce a video, that is possible, needed and an efficient way to comunicate with the rest of the world.