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Boutique Production that's Cost Effective

Pricing & Retainers

Boutique Production that's Cost Effective

8+ Years of Experience within the industry

£35,000 Worth of Film Equipment & Assets

Starting at just £350* p/month

Labour around the UK and Europe

Retainers that can support Labour across the Europe

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Pricing & Retainers
Retainers are available on all my services, but exclusions apply with really large bespoke projects.

Services for Single Projects
On average my Clients spend around £500-£5,000* for my Videography Service, and around £1,500-£10,000* for smaller Interim productions for single projects.

Services on Retainers
My clients are already benefitting from budgets as low as £700 p/month to complete their video and marketing strategies all year round.

Retainers compared to a Video Producers Annual Salary
Video producers Salary starts at a minimum of £25k a year up-to £36k+ and this hasn't accounted for any equipment, software, subscriptions, insurance and employee salaries and benefits with an in-house employee or the expenses needed to physically film your content.

Flexible & Affordable


Retainer Basics
Save Money and Time on your long & short term projects and marketing.

​What's a Retainer?
Retainers are essentially a short or long-term contract to help you achieve your marketing goals through a fixed amount of time, which could be as little as 3-Months up-to 12-Months at a time.


Because you are locking into the work, retainers end up being much cheaper but you also get so much more work out of them compared to single projects, as It's essentially like buying a set amount of a production companies time / labour each month to achieve your goals, Designing, Editing and Physical Filming etc.

Why Retainers can be beneficial.
Retainers could be as low as £4.5k a year (£350p/month) to as high as £35k+ a year (£3,000p/month) all to achieve your marketing goals.

Retainers are like having an in-house creative video production team for less than the annual salary of a single in-house video producer.

Video producers salary usually starts at a minimum of £24k* a year up-to £35k+ and this is just Labour, it doesn't include or account for the purchasing of -

  • Software and Software subscriptions.

  • Equipment like cameras, lenses, computers, lighting, logistics, Equipment maintenance, Equipment insurance and the Storage of all of that kit.

  • The ever expanding digital media storage.

  • The employee benefits required.

  • Lastly this annual rate is fixed to a single employee.

Retainers starting as little as £350 P/Month and having access to -

  • £45k worth of equipment

  • Experienced labour of over 8 years within the industry

  • Depending on the project you're not locked down to one single employee, you could* benefit from resourced crew anywhere within the UK and Europe without the hefty travel costs compared to moving around an annually employed video producer

Retainers are great to complete either fixed regular projects as apart of a long or short term marketing strategy, or even work flexibly on multiple different projects or strategies for internal or external use across the year for your business.

Who is it best for?

If you know you need content shot regularly.

  • You have new efforts to revitalise and repopulate your websites and social media platforms with brand new content.

  • You are producing a long-term documentary around the UK and need a semi-regular camera team or individual to film.

  • Your business needs to regularly film and produce a financial podcast or informative videos.

  • Photograph a new clothing collections for just a few days each month around the year.

  • If you need access to small or large video production year round for a few days a month.


Retainers can save you money and time without any sacrifice in quality, It's also more flexible knowing you have instant access to a video creative each month.

Who is it not best for?

It's not ideal for large bespoke single video projects.

  • High-end TV Commercials over £10k in scope are still best as single-projects as each project is far too individualized to price with a retainer.

  • If you simply don't require regular filming monthly, It would make more sense to just do one-off Individual projects, even if you still require a few projects filmed a year.


Retainer Benefits Deep-Dive
Perfect for Marketing Strategies, Documentaries, Internal Video Work

  • Retainers are cheaper than individual projects and even employment
    Access to creative video production for less than the annual salary of an in-house video producer.

    Retainers also offers predictable marketing expenses, rather than budgeting projects one at a time as you are 
    essentially pre-paying for the work, You will also end up have much more cost-effective marketing and Internal video resources this way.

  • Flexibility
    During this time, the video production company can work on not just one but multiple different projects for your company, you can also use the days how you need them and when you need more days it always comes at a discount.


  • Priority
    You have priority in the eyes of the Production Company every month, if work overlaps you get priority to get the job done via highly trusted and recommended freelance filmmakers as well as Priority project scheduling.


  • Achieve your Marketing and Project Goals
    Retainers help you achieve, long-term and short-term goals, as you have constant access to a video production team / creative that you already know, work well with and understands your requirements.

  • High-End Equipment without the headache
    Retainers just lik
    e projects give you access to £45k worth of my industry-standard equipment for free or at heavily reduced rates without the headache of large and expensive equipment purchases, maintenance, physical and data storage and lastly, annual Production Insurance.
    onal costs if external Rental Equipment is required to complete the work set out that month.

  • Internal & External Usage
    I also supply video for internal usage not just External Advertisement.
    This can be things like Internal video
    s used for company wide staff training or Internal marketing propositions for Higher-ups to propose and lead with new key ideas within the company It's self.

  • Labour Across the UK and Europe!
    One of the most powerful elements of a dedicated video production and my retainers is that if you require filming done all around the UK at any given time and even across different countries, for the same price of an annual video producer's salary I could supply access to videography labour anywhere in UK and Europe with my extensive networks without all the tr
    avel costs compared to moving around an annually employed video producer.

How it Works
We discuss the goals you are looking to achieve and what kind of work would be required to achieve those goals, like if we needed to hit a certain number of video quotas each month or yearly and how many days that would be required each month to achieve that.

This would include expenses like equipment, mileage, and additional labour dependant on the work required, and go through the optional te
rms like the length of the retainer, mileage costs, extra day discounts and if we are working on a fixed project or being flexible around the country.

I come up with a total yearly cost and break that down monthly, and the amount is then adjusted against the actual services I provide each month.

The monthly retainer doesn't have any hidden costs, the only usual additional costs are mileage and that can be agreed upon within the monthly amoun
t if it's a fixed location.
The monthly retainer is made to cover the costs of the actual services I provide each month, additional costs are only if the scope of work changed significantly such as extra Days, Mileage, Expenses like Equipment were required to complete the work set out that month, this is always discussed before services are provided so there are no unexpected costs.


Extra Bonuses with me
Cheaper Days and Flexible Video Production.

  • Extra Bonuses

    • Additional Days (If Required) 

      • Cheaper day-rates up to 40%

      • Cheaper Editorial Days up-to 50%

      • Equipment Supplied at heavy discounts.

      • Hassel free Edit changes.

    • Regular Meetings with upcoming projects.

    • Consistant video quality and content.

    • Long-term partnerships are more efficient as it boosts productivity and trust.

    • Monthly breakdown sheet of how each agreed day was used.

  • General Guidelines

    • The more fixed with what content we are producing each month helps reduce monthly costs.

    • The less fixed with what content I may be shooting each month usually increases costs as well there are higher chances of unexpected costs if the scope of work is suddenly much larger from one day to the next that was not originally agreed accounted for.

    • The longer the Retainer the larger the discounts and bonuses.


Retainer Conditions and Options
Optional Terms and Conditions to be discussed.

  • Retainer Pricing
    Like projects the retainer pricing is entirely dependant on the project(s) and the Scope of Work you require completed each month.

    With Retainers however the costs are usually much lower by up to 10-40% or more as everything is already discussed, pre-planned and already paid for.

  • Retainer Lengths
    Retainers with me usually last between 3-Months, 6-Months and up-to 12-Months, Retainers can be upgraded at anytime if you realise you require more days regularly and you can always pay for more days individually as needed and benefit from my bonus like cheaper day rates.

  • Fixed and Flexible 'Scopes of Work'
    With a Fixed 'Scope of Work' I'm set out each month to produce a certain type of video content that we have already planned and discussed, the monthly cost reflects the work we expect to do each month and the time it takes, Fixed retainers are cheaper as everything is usually very set in stone.

    With a Flexible 'Scope of Work' I can be expected to produce a certain type of content but have more of an understanding that I could be used to film anything the company requires within that month within the agreed days, this is more like paying just for 'Time' and you use it as you need.
    There would be additional costs if extra Days, Mileage, Expenses and Equipment where required to complete the work set out that month.

  • Monthly Milage Allowence
    If your at a set location each month that's already factored into the cost at a standard rate known as (Milage Allowence)

    If you regularly require unknown travel amounts or a day suddenly requires more travel than usual to complete the job, I would need to charge that as an extra charge.


  • Monthly Expire
    With Monthly Expire the days expire each month, any unused days at the end of the month will expire once the next month starts.

  • Monthly Compounding
    With Monthly Compounding it lets any unused days compound together into the next month based on the compounding terms set in the agreement.
    There is a monthly Compounding Cap which can be Discussed.

  • In-House and External - Equipment & labour
    All my 'In-House' equipment and labour is offered up at discounted rates with the equipment often supplied for free on my retainers.

Retainers with me
Boutique Production with Powerful Results


  • It's the same Boutique and Bespoke service.

  • Everything is negotiable to find a Retainer that fits to you and your needs.

  • Access to high-end industry standard equipment year round.

  • Cheaper day-rates, Hassel free edit changes, Priority service.

  • Flexible and Fixed Retainer Scopes of Work.

  • Video work available for Internal & External use.

  • Almost certainly more affordable than an in-house Video Producer.

  • The RED7STUDIOS Standard where Excellence is the only service I deliver.

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The RED7STUDIOS Standard

Good enough is not deliverable, but Excellence is.

My Commitment to producing completely unique and carefully crafted commercial-ready stories &
 branded video content tailored just to you.

Over 10 Years of Experience, shooting and creating unmatched video content that is proven by uncompromised results.

Now you know about my Retainers
You could learn a bit about me or contact me, I don't bite!

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