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Sample Film Budget


Sample Film Budget
Sample Film Budget
Prepared by Laurie Meeker 8/5/14 Page 1
MEDIA PROJECT PROPOSAL - SAMPLE DV BUDGET - 15 min. [10:1 Shooting Ratio]
PRODUCTION NO. UNIT COST STUDENT COSTS REAL WORLD
DVCAM Tapes 2 tapes 20.00$ /tape 40.00$ 40.00$
DV 3 Chip Camera Rental 10 days @ 250.00$ /day UCSC IN-KIND 2,500.00$
Mic Package 10 days @ 15.00$ /day UCSC IN-KIND 150.00$
Field Audio Recorder 15 days @ 20.00$ /day UCSC IN-KIND 300.00$
POST PRODUCTION
Non-Linear Editing Suite 100 hours 20.00$ /hour UCSC IN-KIND 2,000.00$
DVCAM Editing Tapes 2 tapes 20.00$ /tape 40.00$ 40.00$
External Hard Drive 1 drive 250.00$ each 250.00$ 250.00$
Transfer to VHS 6 copies 7.00$ /tape UCSC IN-KIND 42.00$
VHS Tape Stock 6 tapes 5.00$ /tape 30.00$ 30.00$
OTHER
MILEAGE 500 miles 0.37$ /mile 185.00$ 185.00$
ACCOMMODATIONS 5 nights 75.00$ /night 375.00$ 375.00$
MEALS 15 meals 10.00$ /meal 150.00$ 150.00$
COPIES 300 copies 0.10$ /copy 30.00$ 30.00$
POSTAGE misc. 50.00$ 50.00$
TOTALS
1,150.00$ 6,142.00$
Rates quoted are fictional. Please research your rates and footnote the sources.
Spreadsheet programs are excellent for creating budgets. Excel on the Mac is very easy to use.
Once the budget headings and basic rates are entered, a few keystrokes can show you
the final cost differences with any type of variation.
Sample Film Budget