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We shoot in stunningly crisp RAW HD footage and colour correct and grade in industry leading DaVinci Resolve.  Shooting on a range of cameras and mounts with professional Canon lenses, your story is told at its best!

Personal Story Telling Method

We believe that to reach your market, they must identify with your story.  They must feel what its like using your products or services and understand why you are passionate about your business.

Full Engagement Proofing System

You should be kept in the loop throughout the production process.  This is why we have deeply researched some of the best collaboration , proofing and file sharing systems on offer.  You are always across the work that we do and can markup comments with frame accuracy ensuring that the project receives all the love and attention it needs to succeed.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“When I read the proposed script I was blown away, I had to ask if Shannon could fit all that into one 30 second TVC!   When I watched the first draft of the TVC I was again blown away, they delivered everything as promised, no changes needed.   Thank you Seven Levels! Would highly recommend your services to anyone. ”

Samantha Evans

Resort Administration Manager, Palm Lake Resort

“I have worked with Shannon at Seven Levels as manager of the Hervey Bay RSL for more than two years on a range of projects including cinema and television advertising, in-house video promotion and audio projects.  I’ve found the standard of creativity from Seven Levels is akin to larger metropolitan production houses at regional pricing.  Their style and professionalism is a good fit for our organisation and I would highly recommend them to other small to medium enterprise. ”

Jason Lynch

Manager, Hervey Bay RSL

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to produce a commercial?

There is no clear-cut answer to this question, however the following may form a guide;

 

  • Basic slide and voice-over commercials often used in cinemas range in price from $200 to $700.
  • Full production commercials at 15 seconds may range from $1,200 to $6,000.
  • Full production commercials at 30 seconds or longer may range from $3,000 to 20,000.
  • Full productions that include known talent may be in the tens to hundreds of thousands dependant upon the talent hire fees.

As you can see, these prices fall over a very large range and this is due to the many variations that any given production may include.  Such variations include talent hire, crew hire, location hire, additional equipment hire, catering, location scouting, travel and accomodation costs, professional script-writing, special effects creation, colour grading and ‘looks creation’, music licensing, edit changes made, CAD approvals, network distribution charges and so on… Best advice is to get in touch with us for a no-obligation, cost free discussion over a coffee or beverage of your choice and let us prepare an estimate that suits your style and your budget.

How long might it take to produce my commercial?

There are a number of factors that will play a part in determining the production schedule which might include;

  • Production budget:  Low budget productions are almost always faster to produce.  Slides shows and other image and voice-over style commercials are usually turned over inside a week.  Larger budget, full production commercials which require arrangement and booking of venues, talent, extras and even catering or equipment hire will typically extend your production time.  High end productions usually take between two and eight weeks to complete.
  • Number of people involved:  For obvious reasons, the more people that have to be arranged to come together on a shoot day, the slower production can run.
  • Editing, grading and special effects creation:  For larger budget productions, more time is spent at the edit bay making shot decisions, perfecting the colour grades and creating special effects.  Some of the biggest time blowouts can occur in this area.
  • Inclement weather:  We are always at the whim of the weather and like any outdoor event, shooting a commercial can be delayed days to weeks due to poor weather.
  • Your time and availability for production (where required), proofing and final decisions.
Am I able to use my production, once it's completed, online or on television etc.?
Yes, you are free to use your completed commercial on your website, upload to YouTube, Facebook or any other online representation of your business.  If you intend to run your commercial on television, we will need to prepare your file to be broadcast ready.  This preparation for television is important to ensure that your file meets broadcast specification, complies with FreeTV Australia Commercials Advice (CAD) and is sent on to the network(s) of your choice ready to broadcast. Ask us for more information about this process if you intend to send your commercial to television.

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