Frequently Asked Questions

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A. Take a few minutes to think about your project and your needs. To produce a video, a great video production company will need to know a few things about your company and the concept of presentation.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What is the process from start to finish with the production of my video project?” style=”fancy”]
A. In as few words as possible:
1. Pre-Production Planning – define the aim, how to best achieve it within the budget available, write a script if required, plan a list of shots, organise locations and people, and create a filming schedule.
2. Production – the actual filming, either on location, at your premises or in a studio.
3. Post-Production – where it all gets edited together in the right order, with voice-over and/or motion graphics if required.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What does a video cost?” style=”fancy”]
A. There are many factors. The usual figure given in the industry is Php45,000 to Php75,000 per 6-10 finished minutes for quality productions. [/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. How long does it take to produce a video?” style=”fancy”]
A. In depends on the complexity of the project, but generally speaking it will take about a month. Video production companies are used to working with deadlines. We’ve done many quick turn-around presentations. One of the clients was 2013 a 16 minutes AVP of Pricon we did the whole things in 10 days.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What’s the most economical video to produce?” style=”fancy”]
A. A voice vver type is the least expensive. A good, professional voice is essential for the voice over. The more expensive video type is interactive/acting on-camera. This type of production can sometimes double a budget, but produces very effective presentations.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What does a video shoot involve?” style=”fancy”]
A. It usually involves at least 2-4 crews, with creative director, cameraman, photographer and lightman. There might be more crew and equipment depending on the complexity of the video script. We aim to cause minimal disruption and execute the shoot quickly, efficiently and professionally.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What are your payment terms?” style=”fancy”]
We simply ask that our clients pay 50% of the production cost total initially to activate the order, then the remaining 50% once you have watched the final edited video and approved that we sent through to our ftp server.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What are your payment methods?” style=”fancy”]
We can accept a number of payment forms. Our online payments are powered by Paypal and we can accept card payments from: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, JCB & Maestro. We can also accept payment cash deposit and direct transfer into our bank account – all details will be available on the bottom of your invoice. Finally, we also accept cheque payments. Please note: Payments must clear in full before we confirm your order and begin the work. Cheque payments may take up to 3 days for us to receive and clear them, after which we shall begin your order. For other payment method available Click Here[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. How do we find actors?” style=”fancy”]
A. if you need actors on the scene most production companies know where to find actors. We have a selection of professional and semi-professional actors to work with.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. How quickly can we see an draft edit?” style=”fancy”]
A. Usually we upload your first edit on our production server within 7-10 days after the shoot. This depends on the complexity of your script and the number of different edits required.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. Can I have animation and motion graphics?” style=”fancy”]
A. Our animation and motion graphics guru can create anything you want from simple 2d animation to complex 3d motion graphics. Have a look at our animation and motion graphics showreel.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What standard is the quality of the video?” style=”fancy”]
A. We shoot on full frame high definition cameras equipped with hi-end camera lenses .[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. We only have a small budget. Is there anything we can do to help cut costs?” style=”fancy”]
A. The production can be tailored for your needs and requirements. There are many ways to make video productions more economical. We’re experts in trimming costs.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What equipment do you use for the filming and post-production?” style=”fancy”]
A. Sony HD cameras, Vegas Pro, Avid, Adobe Production Suite and Broadcast editing systems. But the most important of all are eyes, ears, pencil and paper.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. Where can I view examples of your completed projects?” style=”fancy”]
A. Just click on this link to check out our samples. Click Here [/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. How long have you been in this field?” style=”fancy”]
A. Skylite and Great Video productions have over 8 years experience in broadcast TV, corporate video, marketing, advertising and technical wizardry.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. Who have you done work for previously?” style=”fancy”]
A. We’ve listed some of our clients here. Click Here [/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What sort of areas does your work mainly cover?” style=”fancy”]
A. From explanatory videos for local authorities, to demonstration and sales videos for products and services, to testimonials for companies and organisations. Our clients list includes descriptions of the projects which you might find helpful.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What is my recourse if I am not satisfied with your work?” style=”fancy”]
A. We’ve never had this happen – probably because we check with clients at every stage of a project that it’s working out as they envisioned it, offer opportunities for correction or other changes, and gain full agreement before moving on to the next stage. [/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. We only have a small budget. Is there anything we can do to help cut costs?” style=”fancy”]
A. Certainly. Please, tell the video production company up-front what kind of budget you have in mind. The production can be tailored for your needs and requirements. There are many ways to make video productions more economical. We’re experts in trimming costs.[/su_spoiler]

[su_spoiler title=”Q. What video format we’re going to get after video production?” style=”fancy”]
A. We render the final edited video in 3 different formats
1. Quicktime Movie at HD 1920×1080 resolution ( Broadcast Quality )
2. AVI Movie at HD 1280×720 resolution ( Production Quality )
3. MP4 Movie at HD 1280×720 resolution ( Web Publishing Quality )
4. DVD format that can be played in all kinds of DVD Players
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