FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where are you located?
Napa Valley, California
Are you available to film on location?
Yes, we travel for assignments all across the USA and beyond.
What is your availability?
We’re now booking (with limited availability) creative stills & motion assignments for 2019. Please note, our studio is often booked 3 - 4 months out, so it's never too soon to start planning. Contact us today to get on our calendar.
Do you work on longterm assignments?
Yes, most of our clients prefer to book us seasons in advance to capture fresh, seasonal visual ingredients throughout the year.
How long does it take?
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 itineraries based on individual needs and overall scope of every project.
What are your rates?
Clients come to us at all stages of creative development — some are equipped with a plethora of brand assets while others are just getting started. Working with our studio is typically broken into three main phases: (1) Pre-Production & Planning, (2) Production and (3) Post-Production. Our easy-to-calculate Rate Sheet makes planning and developing smart, reliable budgets a cinch— no matter which stage of creative development you're in. We itemize the cost of every phase so that you know exactly where your budget is going.
I need aerial photos / videos. Are you a licensed drone pilot?
Yes, we are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly drones for commercial use and are equipped with an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Remote Pilot's License. Our top-rated aircraft systems fly with cameras able to capture breathtaking shots with beautiful dynamic range. While in the air, we provide clients with the option of previewing flights through a view-only remote — a great way to provide any feedback that you may have while we're in flight.
Do you have hair & make-up artists?
We work with a number of talented hair & make-up artists. Be sure to ask about our preferred vendors list.
I already have a story idea. Can you help me refine my script?
Yes, of course.
Do you provide models and talent casting services?
Nope, but we’re happy to give you a list of agencies that provide these services.
I already have a script. Do you work with voiceover artists?
Yes, we work with a number of talented voiceover artists that would love to audition for your script. Inquire for details.
Can I record my own voiceover?
Yes, of course. We have two options: (1) you can record your voiceover in our studio (2) we can record on location using our portable sound booth.
I get nervous onscreen. Do you only work with pros?
Most of the time, our subjects are real people with interesting stories to tell. Zero acting experience? No worries. The best stories are often unscripted.
What editing software do you use?
Adobe Creative Cloud