How to Produce Videos without Busting Your Budget
How much does it cost to make a two-minute video? $100? $500? Thousands? Many factors, such as effects, animations, and voiceovers, can quickly drive up video production costs. How do you budget for that? Should you produce it yourself or farm it out? This discussion will provide guidelines and tips to help you estimate the cost and time commitment for video projects with emphasis on the software industry.
Ken Circeo is a Sr. Content Publisher at Microsoft, specializing in new media for communications software. As an 11-year Microsoft veteran, Ken has helped to usher in the era of new media for the software giant, first evangelizing the merits of audio and video content, and then creating processes that have come to be adopted throughout the company. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ken was a technical writer at WordPerfect, Novell, and NetDocuments. He has also written more than 200 articles for various publications, including InfoWorld, PC Mech, The Daily Herald, and News 3X/400.