FUNERAL VIDEO FAQ ( FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS )most recent questions we got asked
What are your opening times?
We are open by appointment at Albion, Brisbane weekdays from 9-5.
How do you stay discreEt?
We typically set up an hour before the funeral at the back of the venue. We wear black or dark dress clothing to blend in with the guests. Our audio equipment and cameras are usually set up at the back of the venue by the time guests arrive.
How much notice do you need for funeral videography?
We generally need at least 24 hours notice to get our team and equipment organised for the funeral.
How much of the funeral do you film?
We typically capture from around 15 minutes before the beginning of the funeral through to the end of the funeral. We can also capture the burial or cremation if requested.
When do we get to see the funeral video?
If it is a livestream coverage it will be shown in real time live. If it is a standard funeral video the footage is downloaded, backed up and edited within a few days of the funeral and then sent as a video link.
HOW DOES THE VIDEO ARRIVE?
You are typically sent a video link via txt message and email. If requested we can organise a dropbox download or to be sent on a USB device via the postal service.
DO YOU OFFER BOTH VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES TOGETHOR?
Yes we do offer both. If requested our videographer can take a few photographic images throughout the event. We however recommend if photography is important to you then we have a specialised funeral photographer available to work alongside our videographer. This ensures important photos are captured and the range and diversity of photography has more depth.
How much does the funeral videography cost?
Our starting price for funeral videography is $550.
WHO chooses the music for the funeral video?
Typically Funeralvid will choose specially licensed funeral video music for our videos. This is to avoid any copyright issues when trying to share the video with family and friends. If you would like to provide us with music by sending us a dropbox/google drive/icloud link via email or sms message we can also use your suggestions for the video.
IS IT PROPER TO TAKE FUNERAL VIDEOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Yes, it has become the mainstream to document the paying of respect to the loved one passed with photography and video. Every year more and more funerals embrace the advantages and value of having this document and device to be able to have anyone who wants to participate and pay respect to be enabled to do so.
how far do you travel for our funeral?
We are able to travel Australia wide and within the region for your funeral. Contact us for information on travel costs.
DO WE NEED TO ASK PERMISSION FROM THE FUNERAL VENUE / CHURCH TO FILM?
We recommend that you speak to the venue before booking our services. It is very common to have videography services at the funeral so the venue is likely to be very accommodating.
CAN WE PUT THE VIDEO ONLINE?
Typically you will be given a link to the page on our website where the video is viewable. If we are providing the music to the video you will be able to download the video and use it where you would like including online. If you are providing your own music to us that may have copyright you may not be able to post it online.
HOW DO YOU RECORD THE AUDIO?
We normally use professional 32 bit float audio field recorders as our main recording device. Then we typically have 2 or more backup recordings. We tend to record from the Lectern, the venue speakers and the venue audio mixer.
WHEN DO YOU START AND STOP FILMING?
Our setup typically starts 1 hour prior to the funeral event. We typically start filming from 15 minutes before the event to around the time that guests start to leave the funeral. You can customise the coverage and events included in the video coverage. We can customise a package for example that includes the pre funeral gathering, the funeral, the burial or cremation and any other family events around the day of the funeral that you would like to have captured.
How do we book your funeral videography services?
It is best to phone us or fill out the contact form to let us know the time and location of the funeral as soon as possible to check our availability. Once you have made a booking with us it is best to send us as much information and email correspondence regarding the funeral as possible as quickly as possible so that we have the best information to provide your service.
How DO WE WATCH A FUNERAL LIVESTREAM?
The page link of your funeral will typically be emailed and txt messaged to you a day or two before the funeral . You can then share that link with all the invited family and guests.
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