Forms and templates
- Contracts. It’s important to have a contract that protects both you and your client. This is a Word doc template for the contract I use. It’s simple, yet relatively comprehensive. Naturally, change the logo to yours. Click here to download it.
- Proposals. I provide new prospects with a formal proposal. It’s professional and makes it very clear what we will deliver. This is a PDF template of one of my older, basic template. Use this as a guide to create your own. Click here.
- Video Estimates. A simple Excel spreadsheet based on the Google doc I use to put together estimates for clients. Click here.
- Work Logs. It’s very important to track what you work on. It helps you get a better understanding of how long it takes you to complete certain projects (which is important for creating estimates). Logs can also be used to show you where most of your time is going. You’d be surprised at how much time you find out you spend on something like email when you actually start tracking it. Here’s a link to download MS Excel versions of my Google docs work logs: Wedding Edit Log, Production Log and general Work Log. Click here to download it.
- Shot List. A simple shot list for video productions. I use the “audio” column to make a note of the corresponding audio file on my Zoom H4N. Click here to download.
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