RATES (OCTOBER 2020)*

The price guide below shows our standard prices for the most popular combination of services. We are happy to quote, discounts are available for longer projects and equipment can be matched according to your needs.

All our crew members are experts in their field, completely reliable, care about the end result and use equipment that’s suitable and properly maintained.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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Daily rates for lighting or ENG cameraman/videographer services:

HALF DAY labour part AUD$ 550, plus camera equipment costs

FULL DAY labour part AUD$ 900, plus camera equipment costs

OB camera operating only AUD$80/hr, 6 hour minimum charge per day

Popular video job scenarios

Mostly requested crew and equipment scenarios by TV networks
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Additional video equipment

Immediately available additional video production equipment at very competitive rates
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General production notes

Daily working hours, tax information, export rules and payment options
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Example scenarios, our most popular crew requests:

1. VIDEOGRAPHER / CAMERAMAN WITH CAMERA, COMPACT SOUND- AND LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

Lighting cameraman – half day (up to 5 hrs) at AUD$ 1000 including:

  • Cameraman (AUD$ 550)
  • HD P2 camera (AJ-PX-380 – up to 1080/60p/50p) with tripod, batteries, media cards, standard and wide angel lenses (AUD$ 275)
  • Support equipment incl. 2x Dedolights, LED cam-light, monitor, wireless hand- or lapel mic and crew car (AUD$ 175)
  • First 50 km free of charge, thereafter AUD$ 0,75/km

After the first 5 hours you automatically move to the full day

Lighting cameraman – full day (up to 10 hrs) at AUD$ 1500 including:

  • Cameraman (AUD$ 900)
  • HD P2 camera (AJ-PX-380 – up to 1080/60p/50p) with tripod, batteries, media cards, standard and wide angel lenses (AUD$ 400)
  • Support equipment incl. 2x Dedolights, LED camera light, monitor, 1 radio mic (hand or lapel) and crew car (AUD$ 200)
  • First 50 km free of charge, thereafter AUD$ 0,75/km

Overtime is charged for labour at $150/hr

2. TWO PERSON CAMERA CREW (ENG or CORPORATE) WITH CAMERA-, SOUND- AND LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

Lighting cameraman and sound recordist – half day (up to 5 hrs) at AUD$ 1750 including:

  • Cameraman (AUD$ 550)
  • HD P2 camera (AJ-PX-380 – up to 1080/60p/50p) with tripod, batteries, matte box, media cards, standard and wide angel lenses (AUD$ 300)
  • Support equipment incl. 3x Dedolights, softbox or LED light, LED camera light, monitor and crew car (AUD$ 200)
  • Sound recordist with sound equipment (AUD$ 700)
  • Includes mixer, boom/directional mic, up to 3x radio transmissions (hand/lapel/camera link)
  • First 50 km free of charge, thereafter AUD$ 0,75/km

After the first 5 hours you automatically move to the full day

Lighting cameraman and sound recordist – full day (up to 10 hrs) at AUD$ 2450 including:

  • Cameraman (AUD$ 900)
  • HD P2 camera (AJ-PX-380 – up to 1080/60p/50p) with tripod, batteries, matte box, media cards, standard and wide angel lenses (AUD$ 400)
  • Support equipment incl. 3x Dedolights, softbox, 2x LED lights, LED camera light, monitor and crew car (AUD$ 250)
  • Sound recordist with sound equipment (AUD$ 900)
  • Includes mixer, boom/directional mic, up to 3x radio transmissions (hand/lapel/camera link)
  • First 50 km free of charge, thereafter AUD$ 0,75/km

Overtime is charged at AUD$ 300/hr

Camera can be exchanged for Sony A7/R2 or similar at no additional cost. Other cameras are available on request.

Additional Equipment

Panasonic P2 camera plus P+S Technik Mini35 Compact DoF adapter
and Canon FD high speed and zoom lenses
at AUD$ 400/d

Panasonic AG-HPX250E P2 camera with tripod, P2 cards and batteries
at AUD$ 200/d

Atomos Shogun Inferno 4k monitor/recorder
at AUD$ 100/d

DJI Ronin SC or Kenyon KS 4×4 gyro – Image stabilising
from AUD$ 100/d

4K Sony A7R2 or Sony A7s low light camera with rig/tripod and Sony EF high speed/zoom lenses
from AUD$ 250/d

Autocue/Teleprompter
at AUD$ 200/d

Portable studio with Autocue and Green Screen
at AUD$ 250/d

GO PRO HD camera kits (1080p, 960p and 720p) with underwater housing
at AUD$ 50/d

Extra lighting kit adjusted to your needs
from AUD$ 25/d

Notebook computer with Sony Vegas editing software
at AUD$ 75/d

Editing only

Editor at AUD$ 90/hr – minimum hours may apply

General information regarding video productions

In general… Half days consist of up to 5 consecutive hours, full days consist of up to 10 consecutive hours. Overtime is charged at 1.5 x hours. Rates quoted do not include travel and subsistence expenses, nor parking fees or consumables such as USB HDDs. SD Equipment is PAL, if NTSC is required please contact us.

* Excluding GST.

All prices are net prices and exclude any taxes. Australian GST tax will therefore apply at the prevailing rate (currently 10%) except where the client can supply a valid Tax ID number upfront from outside Australia and the work is being exported for use outside Australia only. If vision is freely accessible to an Australian audience via the internet it can NOT be considered an export!

We accept bank transfer, cash payments or PayPal (subject to PayPal fees). New clients may need to pay with the completion of the shoot and if third party equipment has to be hired by Thor Productions, may be asked for a down payment prior to commencement of filming.
All rates are subject to change, see our terms & conditions.