Film Production: Prices for technical services

Reference prices for technical services (preparation / shooting / post-production) for video reports, corporate films and commercials, with calculation method. France only!

These rates are based on the social minima set by the Collective Agreement on Audiovisual Production and are likely to be adapted according to the situation, that is to say in particular the availability and the choice of technicians and equipment.

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All-in-one Packs

Turnkey offers including shoot, equipment and post-production:

Turnkey offers (V.A.T. not included)
Offer Content Price H.T.
Film in one day
  • We shoot in the morning (4h)
  • We edit in the afternoon (4h on location)
  • Delivery at the end of the day
890 €
Short Video Report
  • 1 day shoot
  • 1 day editing
  • 1 client validation
1490 €
One minute Film
  • 3 Strategy meetings
  • Written by us
  • 1/2 day shoot
  • 3 days editing
  • 1/2 day motion design
  • 1 client validation
2990 €

Prices for Production and Shooting

Price details for taylor-made corporate shoots. Valid in France only!

Rates for audiovisual filming services (VAT not included)
Service / Price (VAT not included) 1/2 Day 4h (*1) Day 7h (*2) Day 8h (*2) Week 35h (*3) Week 39h (*3)
D.O.P. (no gear)300 €530 €600 €2360 €2700 €
Cameraman (no gear) (*4)420 €770 €840 €3440 €3780 €
Cameraman (no gear) (*5)-460 €520 €2040 €2340 €
Cameraman (with gear) (*4)380 €690 €760 €3120 €3420 €
Camera Assistant-390 €450 €1740 €1990 €
Head Gaffer / Grip (*6)-400 €460 €1780 €2040 €
Sound Engineer (with gear) (*7)390 €710 €780 €3190 €3510 €
1st Assistant director-390 €440 €1730 €1980 €
Script Supervisor-390 €440 €1730 €1980 €
Key Set Decorator-700 €790 €3110 €3550 €
Makeup Artist (*8)-480 €530 €2130 €2360 €
Line Producer365 €640 €730 €2860 €3270 €
Production Manager220 €390 €440 €1740 €1980 €
Production Assistant165 €290 €330 €1290 €1470 €
Head Location Manager-390 €440 €1730 €1980 €
Assistant Location Manager-290 €330 €1290 €1470 €

(*1) Half-days come in addition to longer services, are reserved for certain geographical areas and / or are subject to the availability of technicians.
(*2) With some exceptions, an isolated day involves a minimum of 8 hours.
(*3) The weekly rate applies for 5 consecutive days excluding weekends and holidays.
(*4) 4K Camera + tripod + LED Pannel + Sound Kit (all subject to availability).
(*5) The Cameraman comes in addition to a D.O.P.
(*6) Without gear.
(*7) Recorder + Boom + wireless mic.
(*8) No FX.

Tarifs Post-Production

Price details for post-production:

Rates for Post-Production services (VAT not included)
Service / Price (VAT not included) 1/2 Day 4h (*1) Day 7h (*2) Day 8h (*2) Week 35h (*3) Week 39h (*3)
Head Film Editor (with workstation) (*4)350 €640 €700 €2860 €3150 €
Assistant Film Editor (with workstation) (*4)(*5)255 €470 €510 €2100 €2280 €
Graphic Animator / Motion Designer (with workstation) (*4)390 €720 €780 €3240 €3510 €
Color Grader (TV / Theater)490 €930 €980 €4170 €4410 €
Sound Mixer (TV / Theater)440 €800 €880 €3600 €3960 €

(*1) Half-days come in addition to longer services, are reserved for certain geographical areas and / or are subject to the availability of technicians.
(*2) With some exceptions, an isolated day involves a minimum of 8 hours.
(*3) The weekly rate applies for 5 consecutive days excluding weekends and holidays.
(*4) Personnal workstation (no client allowed). Included : editing, static titling, subtitling, color grading for the web, sound mixing for the web.
(*5) Assistant comes in addition of and/or after the Head Film Editor.

Calculation Method

As a production company, ChezFilms employs intermittent entertainment workers via so-called "customary" fixed-term contracts (CDDU) for short assignments starting from one day.

Our rates are based on the social minima of the Collective Agreement on Audiovisual Production in France. In the absence of equipment rental and specific costs (long distance, insurance, security, etc.), the price charged is generally double the social minimum:

Example Price D.O.P. without gear
Cost % € (VAT excluded)
Social Minimum100%300 €
Mandatory Employer Contributions65%195 €
Fixes costs (transportation, catering, accounting)15%45 €
Margin20%60 €
Total200%600 €

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