FAQ

 

Where are you located?

We are a full service visual storytelling studio based in Northern California (SONOMA / NAPA) specializing in cinematic film + video production + photography for the craft beverage industry — wine, spirits + cocktails, beer + cider, coffee + tea. Our studio shoots, styles, edits, films and produces commercial, editorial + advertising images for lifestyle, luxury and local brands from all over-the-world. We worth both studio and on location. Inquire for details.

 

Do you work on-location?

Yes! While most of our clients are located in SONOMA / NAPA, we travel worldwide for creative assignments. In addition, we love working working remote and internet-only based. Prefer online correspondence through email, text, video chats and digital meetings? — we've got you covered. Inquire for details.

 

Do you offer aerial FILM / VIDEO PRODUCTION + PHOTOGRAPHY Services?

ARE YOU FAA CERTIFIED AS A (UAS) REMOTE DRONE PILOT?

Yes! Wildly Simple Productions offers aerial film production and photography services. We are fully-insured and 100% certified to fly drones for commercial assignments and come equipped with a Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Remote Pilot's License issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

 

I'm building a new image library for my brand. Do you work on a retainer?

Yes! While our availability to work on retainer is quite limited, most of our clients like to hire us for a period of months or over entire seasons to collect fresh images for their brand that can be used on their website, social media, email campaigns, digital marketing, print and advertising.

 

I'm developing a content marketing strategy for my brand's social media channels.

Do you develop image asset libraries?

Yes! If you're looking to develop a wealth of visual assets that can be shared on your social media channels, we've got you covered. While we do not offer calendar planning or community management, we love building image libraries that support social media and content marketing strategies.

 

How can I ensure that my brand's images have their own special look and feel?

WHAT'S YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS?

In addition to our film + video production + photography services, we also offer pre-production and art direction services— which includes style guides, storyboards, mood boards, location scouting, set styling and props. During production, we select shots and camera angles and movements that best fit your brand's unique style and story. In post-production, we develop artistic brand filters paired with music that gives each story a unique color palette and visual tone and message. Before every shoot, we take time to get to know each brand's creative direction and visual style so that when we help tell your story, it's authentic memorable and unique.

See our full list of services to custom fit your upcoming shoot.

 

Do we need to be located in the same area to work together?

We are located in Sebastopol, California. If you’re in the area, we’d be happy to work together, face to face, throughout the entire process. We've successfully worked with clients via the internet from all over the world, so being in separate cities is perfectly acceptable! We can set up phone calls or video chats — whatever you are most comfortable with.

 

When is your first availability?

Wildly Simple Productions is now booking assignments (with limited availability) for SPRING / SUMMER. Request a quote to book your project today!

 

What are your rates?

Every project is different — smaller projects are subjected to an hourly rate. Larger projects require an in-depth conversation involving the specifics of your project. Once you complete the submission form and we have a chance to review the project, we’ll send you a bid with multiple package options. Wildly Simple Productions offers competitive rates and is available to work on retainer / project basis. Click here to request a custom quote.

 

How far in advance should I BOOK MY PROJECT?

Please note, we are only able to take on a limited amount of projects per year and we are often booked 2 - 3 months in advance. We consistently update our soonest available start date on our bookings page and would be happy to put your project on our waitlist if we're not currently available.

 

What's the best way to contact you about working together on an upcoming project?

To request a quote for your project, please take a moment to fill out the submission form on the bookings page. Please be sure to provide as much detailed information as possible about your project — the more you're able to describe, the better! From there, we’ll respond with specific information about our creative services, rates and packages.

 

How long will it take to complete my project?

Every project is different. To ensure that each client receives a positive, well thought out and effective experience, we create a project timeline and production schedule based on individual needs and the overall scope of every project. To receive more specific timeline information about your upcoming project, fill out the provided submission form on the bookings page.

 

What type of editing software do you use for post-production?

We use the latest Adobe Creative Cloud for all of our post-production: Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Premiere and After Effects.