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Hire us for freelance work

Fill a single role or outsource an entire project - Picture This Video helps production companies, broadcast networks, and independent producers with interviews, corporate communications (both live and recorded), broadcast productions, educational videos and marketing/promotional video projects.

Videographer at outdoor live event

Teleprompter | Videographer | Live Streaming | Production Coordinator | Field Producer

Freelance work is perfect for:

  • Production Companies
  • Broadcast Networks
  • Independent Producers
  • Directors of Communication

You might have seen our work. . .

Freelance Partners

A few of the production companies we've worked with

  • BET
  • Aljazeera
  • WJLA Washington, D.C.
  • Ventana Productions
  • Rocket Media
  • NBC Sports
  • MVP Pictureworks
  • Limelight
  • Pie Town Productions

Outsource to Picture This Video

Freelance Roles

Expand your video production team with a trusted partner for a one-off project or on-going projects.

We've used our own equipment to serve the Northern Virginia and Metro DC area for over 25 years. We're sure we can help!

  • Take on larger, more complex projects
  • Complete projects faster and professionally
  • Fill all the roles needed for a project
  • Show amateur talent in their best light with a teleprompter
Book Freelance
  • Picture This Video Sharon During a Livestream

    Since the pandemic, our clients have realized the value of having a way to communicate with people both onsite, and in remote locations. The best…

  • Man Filming With Professional Camera

    There are logistical considerations and legalities to address for more complex video shoots. The production coordinator does a lot of this behind-the-scenes work, in coordination…

  • A Field Producer sharing logistical information with videographer on a set.

    Depending on the complexity of the video shoot, it’s not always the best idea to have one person wearing all of the hats! In those…

  • Video Production of an event

    When it comes to videography, Sharon doesn’t over or undersell her skills and abilities. It’s more important that her clients get the right camera type…

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    Sharon is an owner/operator of a field teleprompter kit that she’s brought to support productions of all sizes. It’s been used throughout northern Virginia and…

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    Full service script writing, video production, and editing to bring your project to life.

We keep it simple

How it works

The process varies a bit depending on which service you book, but in general, here's what to expect:

  • Step

    Book the service

    Fill out the booking form on the freelance services page of the website. New clients may be asked for a 50% deposit.

  • Step

    Conduct the shoot(s)

  • Step

    Pay for service

    We'll send you an invoice, due upon receipt, unless agreed upon otherwise.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Quick answers to common questions folks like you ask about freelance services

Freelance & Editing Rates according to role

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  • Role Title

    Up to 5 hours
    Up to 10 hours
  • Associate Producer

  • Videographer – labor only

  • HD Videography w/gear

  • Teleprompter Operator w/gear

  • Remote Recording

    $105 per hour
  • Webcast/Event Producer onsite w/client

  • Webcast/Event Producer from PTV office

  • Terms

    • Mileage: Picture This Video works in the Metro DC area within a 25 mile radius of Fairfax, VA, with no travel fees. Additional mileage is charged at the current IRS rate.
    • Time is charged from arrival on site to departure from site.
      Our rates typically are based on 1/2 day (5 hours) or full days (10 hours).
    • For each hour over 10 in a day, the cost will be time and a half times the hourly rate for that job’s full day rate.
    • Cancellation of a scheduled scripting, videotaping or editing date may incur a kill fee:
      • 24-48 hours notice: $250
      • less than 24 hours notice: $300
      This is in addition to the cost of any rented equipment, and sub-contractors' kill fees.
    • Other rates & services available on request.
    • Invoices are due upon receipt. Deposit may be required.
  • Editing Rates

    Up to 10 hours
  • Logger / Digitizer – external system

    $36 per hour
  • Logger / Digitizer – internal system

    $55 per hour
  • Adobe Premiere editing – external system

    $75 per hour
  • Adobe Premiere editing – internal system

    $95 per hour