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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 4th Edition by Videomaker

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25Budget Details:Successful Video ProjectsStick to Budgets

 

Mark Steven Bosko

 

 

 

 

Creating and adhering to a realistic budget is important to the success of any video-grapher’s project.

But just how do you compute that magical figure, arrive at an amount low enough to attract investors but large enough to get the job done? It’s not easy. Thousands of people labor in Hollywood as budget wizards; not even they get it right always. So many variables and details can go wrong or astray; it’s impossible to plan for every contingency. Most often, you just have to guess.

Still, in this chapter we’ll offer a number of useful guidelines vital for budget preparation. Videographers who absorb these lessons will at least have a reasonable grasp of ...

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